Note: In agreements with Austria, Australia, Canada, Quebec and the United Kingdom (as under EU law), where less than 52 contributions are paid in the other country and no pension is granted by that country, the Irish pension is granted on the sum of the two insurance documents without the application of the proportional rule. The Ministry of Social Protection then asks for your social contribution history n.V. directly to the other Member State or the foreign institution. 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. To apply for a social assistance allowance, you should complete the appropriate application form and refer it to the Ministry of Social Protection. The return address is printed on the application form. If you have worked in Ireland and one or more EU Member States, your social security contributions from any EU Member State can be added to your Irish social security contributions to qualify you for one of the social benefits listed below. For some payments (for example. B unemployment benefits, sickness benefits and maternity benefits), your last social security contribution must be paid in Ireland.
laws and regulations requiring responsibility for paying social security contributions; The following countries have social benefit agreements with the United Kingdom: the list of countries that have a mutual agreement with the United Kingdom has been updated. Irish and British citizens have additional protection for the common travel area between Britain and Ireland, which will continue after the UK`s withdrawal from the EU. In particular, an agreement between Ireland and the United Kingdom (pdf) under the name of an agreement known as the “social security agreement” is maintained in all the provisions that existed before the UK`s withdrawal with regard to the recognition and access to social security rights in both jurisdictions. This means that the rights of Irish citizens living in Ireland benefit from social security contributions collected at work in the UK and vice versa. To calculate your right to an Irish social security payment in accordance with EU rules, all your contributions calculated from the countries covered by the regulations are combined.