10.4.4.20 Where People Can Lodge Claims under the Agreement with Italy
Where claims can be lodged
Claims for Australian benefits covered by the Agreement with Italy can be lodged:
- in Italy, with any office of INPS, ENPALS or INPGI,
- in a third country, with which Australia has an appropriate agreement, with the authority nominated in the administrative arrangement to the appropriate agreement, and
- in Australia, with any Centrelink office.
Article 16 of the Agreement with Italy allows for the date a claim is lodged in the territory of the other party, or the authority nominated in the administrative arrangement of a third country with which Australia has an agreement that covers claim lodgement, to be accepted as the date of lodgement in Australia and Italy.
Act rererence: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 2 Italy