If you have worked in France and in a country having signed a social security agreement the calculation of your pension takes into account this double career.
Algeria, Andorra, Argentine, Benin, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Congo, Korea, Ivory Coast, United States, Gabon, Channel Islands, India, Israel, Japan, Kosovo, Macedonia, Mali, Morocco, Mauritania, Monaco, Montenegro, Niger, Philippines, Quebec, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey.
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The international social security agreements foresee the coordination between France and the signatory countries. They are subject to different calculation methods depending on the nature of each agreement.
Each country pays its own part of the pension amount.
As the social security agreements are bilateral, they cannot apply to more than two signatory countries.
If you have worked in France, in Quebec and in the United States, your French old-age pension will take into account:
The same rules are applied if you have worked in the European Union and in a country that has signed an agreement with France. The French old-age pension takes into account:
Several types of agreements exist.
Each country calculates your pension on the basis of your career in that country.
To determine your pension rate in the French General Scheme, contribution periods acquired in the other country may be used (depending on the agreement) as long as they do not overlap insurance periods in French pension schemes.
Two calculations are made:
The most advantageous pension is the one that you will be given.
Some agreements allow the insured person to choose for him or herself
Find more information on agreements at the Centre of European and International Liaisons for Social Security (Cleiss).