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 India

Who can claim

Only residents of Australia or India who are in Australia or India can lodge claims for Australian benefits under the Agreement. The Agreement with India does not allow for third country lodgement. To lodge a valid claim the person must have been an Australian resident and have a minimum of 12 months Australian working life residence and accrued after 16 November 1995.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 31 Republic of India

Policy reference: SS Guide 10.1.4 Claiming Payments Using an Agreement

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