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. 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

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