Totalising to Qualify for an Irish Benefit

Totalising to qualify for an Irish benefit

Article 13 of the Agreement with Ireland covers totalisation in order to qualify for an Irish benefit.

Ireland counts periods of Australian working life residence as PRSI contributions when totalising for Irish benefits.

Before a person can totalise for Irish benefits, they must have a minimum of one year of PRSI contributions.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 8 Ireland

Last reviewed: 9 November 2015