All applications for Spanish and Brazilian benefits must be made to the competent Institution in the country of residence of the interested party:
The Social Security Support and Information Centre nearest to your home (National Social Security Institute) or
The Provincial Office of the Marine Social Institute, for workers included in the Special Scheme for Sea Workers
The Instituto Nacional do Seguro Social.
If the interested party or the originators reside in a third country, they must submit their application to the Institution of the country (Spain or Brazil) under whose legislation they were last insured.