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. Totalising to Qualify for a Hungarian Benefit

Totalising for a Hungarian benefit

Article 15 of the Agreement covers totalisation to qualify for a Hungarian benefit.

Entitlement to a Hungarian benefit is subject to a minimum creditable period.

People who do not have the minimum creditable period for Hungarian pension can add creditable periods of Australian residence to the Hungarian creditable periods to meet the minimum requirement.

Note: In order to use the Agreement to totalise for a Hungarian benefit, a person must have Hungarian creditable periods of at least 12 months (365 days).

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 29 Republic of Hungary

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