Countries with bilateral conventions

Switzerland has concluded bilateral social security conventions with the following countries

Countries

Social security conventions

Leaflets and information

Australia

CH-Australia convention (French)

Information about the social security agreement between Switzerland and Australia (PDF, 708 kB, 02.11.2016)

Canada

CH-Canada convention (French)

Information about the social security agreement between Switzerland and Canada (PDF, 422 kB, 28.08.2017)

There is a specific social security agreement between Switzerland and Quebec.

Chile

CH-Chile convention (French)

Information about the social security agreement between Switzerland and the Republic of Chile (PDF, 725 kB, 02.11.2016)

China

CH-China convention (French)

When a Chinese national leaves Switzerland, he obtains a reimbursement of his contributions according to the applicable Swiss legal requirements at the time of the transfer of place of residence.

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

CH-Federal Republic of Yugoslavia convention (French)

The convention between Switzerland and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia now applies to citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

India

CH-India convention (French)

When an Indian national leaves Switzerland, he obtained a reimbursement of his contributions according to the applicable Swiss legal requirements at the time of the transfer of place of residence.

Israel

CH-Israel convention (French)

OASI benefits are paid to Israeli nationals only if they reside in Switzerland or in Israel.

Japan

CH-Japan convention (French)

Information about the social security agreement between Switzerland and Japan (PDF, 665 kB, 02.11.2016)

North Macedonia

CH-Macedonia convention (French)

Information about the social security agreement between Switzerland and Macedonia (PDF, 393 kB, 02.11.2016)

Montenegro CH-Montenegro convention (French) Montenegrin nationals or their survivors who do not reside in Switzerland, when they are entitled to a partial ordinary pension in an amount not exceeding 10% of the corresponding full ordinary pension, shall receive instead of this partial pension a lump-sum benefit equal to its current value.
Serbia CH-Serbia convention (French) Serbian nationals or their survivors who do not reside in Switzerland, when they are entitled to a partial ordinary pension in an amount not exceeding 10% of the corresponding full ordinary pension, shall receive instead of this partial pension a lump-sum benefit equal to its current value.

Philippines

CH-Philippines convention (French)

Information about the social security agreement between Switzerland and the Philippines (PDF, 680 kB, 02.11.2016)

San Marino

CH-San Marino convention (French)

 

Turkey

CH-Turkey convention (French)

The social security agreement concluded between Switzerland and Turkey gives Turkish nationals the possibility to transfer the contributions.

United States

CH-United States convention (French)

Information about the social security agreement between Switzerland and the United States of America (PDF, 449 kB, 28.08.2017)

Uruguay

CH-Uruguay convention (French)

Information about the social security agreement between Switzerland and Uruguay (PDF, 323 kB, 30.08.2017)

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