10.16.4.20 Where People Can Lodge Claims under the Agreement with Chile
Where claims can be lodged
Claims for Australian benefits covered by the Agreement can be lodged:
- in Chile, at any office of the Superintendencia de Pensiones,
- in a third country with which Australia has an appropriate agreement, with the authority nominated in the administrative arrangement to that agreement, or
- in Australia, at any Centrelink office.
Article 22 of the Agreement allows for the date on which a claim is lodged with any of the authorities mentioned above to be the official date of lodgement for all purposes.
Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 15 Chile