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Special agreement for high-level athletes


Procedure in the special agreement for high-level athletes

General Information


The purpose of this special agreement is coverage for Retirement, Permanent Disability, Death and Survival, Social Services, and Medical Assistance arising from common contingencies


High-level athletes, over eighteen years of age, who, as a result of their sporting activity or any other professional activity they conduct, are not already included within any of the Social Security System Schemes.

More information on beneficiaries


Form TA-0040

  • Of the National Identification Document, Foreign Citizen Card or Passport, as applicable.
  • Providing proof of being a high-level athlete.
Where to process it:

At the Provincial or Administrative Offices of the Social Security General Treasury 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 using the Special Agreement Registration process.


Within 90 calendar days following the publication in the Official State Gazette (BOE) of the list where s/he is included as a high-level athlete.

More information on submission deadlines


It is effective from the first day of the month in which s/he has acquired the status of high-level athlete.

More information on effects

  • Over 18 years of age.
  • Recognised status as top-level athlete.

More information on requirements


Reasons for expiry:

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