The list of countries with which the Uk has a social security agreement is on GOV.UK. If you are seconded to the UK from an EEA country or Switzerland, please read what happens if I am a seconded worker from the EU, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Switzerland?. The answers to the following questions assume that you are from a non-EEA/Switzerland country with which the UK has a bilateral social security agreement. For migrants subject to reciprocal agreement, contributions to social security authorities in the United Kingdom and the country of origin under the agreement are counted when determining the right to benefits payable by each country. The agreement contains detailed rules for different types of benefits and information on whether a worker is receiving benefits from the UK or his country of origin. Find out which non-EU countries the UK has agreements on national insurance and entitlement to benefits. If you are normally self-employed in a country with a valid social security contract with the UK and you will also be self-employed in the UK, you may not have to pay UK NIC. Instead, you can stay in your home country. Migrants who are sent to the UK from a country with which the UK has a mutual social security agreement (sometimes referred to as a “double convention” or “totalisation agreement”) in the UK may not be required to pay NIC in accordance with the terms of the specific agreement. The countries with which the United Kingdom has such agreements are listed above. The agreement with New Zealand deals with the UK`s national legislation on the consideration of social security contributions. The list of countries that have a mutual agreement with the United Kingdom has been updated.
They must take into account the terms of the corresponding agreement to define the rules in force – the relevant agreement is the agreement between the UNITED Kingdom and the country in which the worker has contributed (although the situation may be more complex in three or more countries). In general, these agreements provide that the migrant must pay the NIC, unless Chile, Japan and South Korea assume only the obligation to contribute and do not have benefits. These are called Double Contribution Conventions. New Zealand and the United Kingdom have reached an agreement on social security. The agreement includes the following benefits and pensions: If you have stayed or worked abroad or have contributed to a foreign social security scheme, you may need to apply for a foreign allowance or pension.