People Who Travel to a Third Country - Agreement with Portugal

Third country portability

Article 6 of the Agreement provides that benefits paid under the Agreement may be paid to people who travel to a third country if those benefits are payable in third countries under domestic legislation. Article 6 also provides that if time limitations apply on benefits for people who leave Australia, then those same time limits apply to people who leave Portugal.

See 7.1 for information on portability of benefits paid to people under the Agreement who leave Portugal or Australia, temporarily or permanently, and travel to a third country.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 9 Portugal

Policy reference: SS Guide 7.1 Conditions for payment outside Australia

Last reviewed: 2 January 2019