Special agreement for Spanish emigrants and their children working abroad, and for lay persons, missionaries, and aid workers
To cover the contribution bases corresponding to the contingencies of retirement, permanent disability, and death and survival.
Spanish emigrants and their children who have Spanish nationality, regardless of whether or not they have been previously affiliated to the Spanish Social Security system, and regardless of the country where they work and whether or not that country has signed a Social Security agreement or treaty with Spain.
Lay persons, missionaries, and aid workers dependent on the Episcopal Conference, Dioceses, Orders, Congregations, and other religious Institutions, as well as non-governmental organisations, who have Spanish nationality and are sent to foreign countries by their respective organisations or institutions without having a labour relationship with them.
Spanish citizens taking part in training or research programmes abroad and receive remuneration without previously being affiliates of the Social Security system, regardless of the concept or the form of remuneration they receive, without being obligated by an employment relationship will be considered emigrants for the sole purpose of subscribing to this type of special agreement. (Order TIN 3356/2011 of 30 November).
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At the Provincial Offices of the Social Security Treasury General of Madrid . If you have a digital certificate you can access the e-Office and submit the application form and required documentation online through the Special Agreement Registration process in the Social Security e-Office.
No time limit is set for filing the application; it may be filed at any time.
It takes effect from the first day of the month following the date on which the application is presented.
Having Spanish citizenship.
Reasons for expiry:
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