Periods abroad : how are these taken into account?
Do you have current or past employment outside of France? Your pension entitlements under France’s general Social Security scheme will be determined by your circumstances.
Applying for your foreign retirement pension
Have you been employed abroad as a salaried worker? Here is a set of pointers to use when applying for your retirement pension. No retirement pension is granted automatically. You will need to request a pension application form from the appropriat...
Residing outside France? Here you will find a range of pointers and guidance for a better understanding of your entitlements and the paperwork involved.
When a pensioner dies
If a family member who was drawing a French retirement pension dies, you will need to complete the paperwork to report the death to us. If your spouse dies and you meet the eligibility requirements, you can also apply for a survivor’s retirement p...