The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia. Who Can Lodge Claims under the Agreement with Germany

Who can claim

The Agreement with Germany contains all the claim lodgement provisions discussed in 10.1.4 Claiming Payments Using an Agreement.

The Agreement with Germany allows for third country lodgement. This means residents of Australia or Germany or a country with which Australia has a current social security agreement and which has agreed to accept claims under Australia's other agreements, can lodge claims for Australian benefits under the Agreement.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 14 Germany

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