When you return to your usual country of work, you will be covered by the social security system. You may be posted to another country, but only at the end of a specified period of time since your return to your country of origin (two months are considered sufficient by many EU countries). General Convention on Social Security between the Kingdom of Belgium and the Republic of Turkey, signed in Brussels on 4 July 1966 (entry into force on 1 May 1968), revised by the Convention of 2 February 1981 General Convention on Social Security between the Spanish State and the French Republic of 31 October 1974 and protocol (came into force on 1 April 1976). If a staff member working with an A1/E101 issued in the UK is already working in the EU, the EEA or Switzerland, NIC must be paid in the UK until the expiry date of the form. If the end date is the end date after the date of Brexit (possibly 31 October 2019), contact the relevant EU/EEA/Swiss authority to determine if social security contributions are due in that country. Revised agreement of 13 February 1961 on the social security of the Rhineland, which came into force for the Federal Republic of Germany on 1 February 1970. Bilateral social security agreements are of the utmost importance for pensioners who, after working in one of the aforementioned countries, retire to Ireland. Agreement between Norway and Italy on social security of 12 June 1959, which came into force on 1 February 1962. Rhineland Social Security Convention of 27 July 1950, replaced by the Rhine Social Security Convention of 13 February 1961 (entered into force on 1 February 1970).
The EU/EEA countries covered by these regulations are: Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom (including the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man – see “Bilateral Social Security Agreements”). 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. Agreement between Belgium and the Netherlands on the application of the social security legislation of the two countries, from 29 August 1947, agreement between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Portugal on social security on 6 November 1964. Rhineland Social Security Convention of 27 July 1950, revised on 13 February 1961.