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Special agreement during the situations of active contributor status without remuneration, fulfilment of public duties, permits, and leaves.


Procedure in the special agreement during situations of employment without pay, fulfilment of public duties, leave and permissions.

General Information


The purpose of the special agreement is to provide coverage for all eventualities covered by the scheme in which the worker is on active contributor status without compensation.


Workers who are in a situation of active contributor status without remuneration, fulfilment of public duties, excused absences and periods of leave that do not allow leave from work, during which, in accordance with article 69 of the General Regulations on Contributions and Settlement of Other Social Security Rights, approved as Royal Decree 2064/1995 of 22 December, the obligation to make contributions continues, if the contribution basis for the calendar month prior to the starting date of this situations is greater than the minimum basis corresponding to the workers' occupational classification.

Further information about beneficiaries


Form TA-0040

  • Of the National Identification Document, Foreign Citizen Card or Passport, as applicable.
Where to process it:

At the Provincial or Administrative Offices of the Social Security Treasury General corresponding to the domicile of the applicant. 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 Electronic Applications Register.

Time periods:

There are two deadlines:

  • 90 calendar days following the date of the originating cause.
  • At any time while being registered without remuneration.

More information on deadlines


It takes effect:

  • From the date of application.
  • From the date of the situation determining the special agreement.

More information on effects


On active contributor status without receiving contributions while fulfilling public obligations or on leave.

Further information on requirements


Reasons for expiry:

  • When the interested party acquires the status of pensioner due to retirement or permanent disability.
  • Due to the death of the interested party.
  • Failure to make payments for three consecutive or five alternative months.
  • When the interested party is included within the field of application of any Social Security Scheme.
  • Decision by the interested party duly reported to the Social Security Treasury General
Other important information:
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