If you are an official employed in another EU country (as part of an embassy, consulate or other official body abroad), you are covered by the social security system of your home country. To avoid potentially serious problems and misunderstandings, find out about social security in your host country. The proposal also aims to adapt existing legislation to the recent ECJ case law on access to social benefits for inactive people (2.1.5). Article 3 of Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 lists the benefits covered by social security: the social security authorities determine this 2 2 2 22 2004 222 2004 2004 2004 2004 2222 2004 2222222222 are, however, subject to the conclusion of bilateral or multilateral agreements between the parties. If you will not receive benefits from the EU country where you lost your job and you move to another EU country to look for a job, it is the social security authorities that decide which social security system you are insured with (health insurance, family allowances, etc.). 1. Towards better coordination of social security systems An extension of social protection is granted in case of mutual agreement between the countries participating in your posting and in your interest. To request an extension, you and your employer must contact the competent authority that issued your A1 before it expires. The basis of the European Agreement on Social Security consists of the four fundamental principles of international social security law: equal treatment, uniform applicable law, maintenance of rights and rights acquired in the context of the acquisition and payment of benefits abroad.
Once you`ve found a job, different Social Security rules may apply. If you work or live abroad, you have insured the social security of either your country of origin or the host country. In both cases, you need to make arrangements to ensure that you remain insured after you move to your new country. To access health services in the country where you are posted, make sure you get a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). You can obtain COGENERATION from your healthcare provider or social security services in your home country. This Staff Guide describes the coordination agreements between the UK and the EU under the EU Withdrawal Agreement from 1 January 2021. On 13 December 2016, the Commission proposed a revision of EU legislation on social security coordination. The proposal is currently being examined by the European Parliament and the Council of the EU. From 1 May 2010, new regulations on modernised coordination will apply (Regulations 883/2004 and 987/2009). For more information, see our frequently asked questions. Find out about the social security rules in the country you are interested in. In 1958, the Council adopted two Regulations on social security for migrant workers, which were subsequently replaced by Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71.
Nationals of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are also covered by the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA), while Swiss nationals are covered by the EU-Switzerland Agreement. . . .