- meet the minimum time periods
- lived and worked in both countries
Agreements may help you to claim payments in Australia or the other country. They can also help you meet the minimum periods you need to qualify for a payment.
Agreements cover some payments from Australia and the other country.
Australia has agreements with a number of countries to share responsibility for social security coverage.
You usually get a part pension from each country.
The steps to claim under a social security agreement if you’re claiming when you’re in Australia.
The steps to claim under a social security agreement if you’re claiming in another country.
Information about international social security agreements in your language.
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with International social security agreements.
Page last updated: 29 April 2019