This publication is available at www.gov.uk/government/publications/reciprocal-agreements/reciprocal-agreements The United Kingdom has entered into national insurance and benefit access agreements with the following non-EEA countries: 1. Subject to paragraphs 3 and 4 of this timetable, which refer to the agreements in the Regulations on The Council`s Schedule 2 decisions. of an old-age pension, an old-age pension, an old-age pension, a basic pension or a basic pension (or equivalent conditions) under UK law, these references are amended to include a reference to a state pension under the first part (state pension) of the 2014 Superannuation Act. For the full list of all the countries with which the United Kingdom has agreements, see NIM33012 These Council regulations have an impact on agreements between the UK Government and the governments of other countries that provide for reciprocity in certain aspects of social security. These agreements are now being amended as a result of an amendment to UK law and will now include the state pension under the first part of the 2014 Pension Act. 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. (b) any person entitled to a Class B old-age pension under UK law is also entitled to the calculation of a Class A pension entitlement in accordance with a provision of the agreements which provides for the provision of that right. (a) the legislation to which the agreements apply are amended to include a reference to Part 1 of the 2014 Superannuation Act; Find out which non-EU countries the UK has agreements on national insurance and entitlement to benefits. 3.

The agreements covered in paragraphs 1 and 2 are amended so that all references to a given age related to a pension entitlement or right to a pension under UK law are considered references to the UK retirement age, the importance of Section 122, paragraph 1 (interpretation of parts 1 to 6 and complementary provisions) of the Social Security Polices and Benefits Act 1992. 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 migrants must pay NIC unless, for migrants covered by a reciprocal agreement, contributions to social security authorities in the United Kingdom and the country of origin are all accounted for in determining the right to benefits to be paid by each country.