Irish/Korean Social Security Agreement - SW125


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If you think you may qualify for a payment under the Agreement contact your local social welfare office in the country in which you live.

For details of payment rates and of reckonable Irish contributions, please see booklet SW19 "Social Welfare Rates of Payment" which highlights each class of Irish social insurance (PRSI) and the benefits each entitles you to.

Log on to 'www.welfare.ie' for more information

In Ireland you can get further information:

For State Pension, Widow's/Widower's Pension, or Guardian's Payment (Contributory), contact:

Department of Social & Family Affairs
Social Welfare Services
College Road
Sligo

Telephone LoCall: 1890 500 000

Note:
The rates charged for using 1890 (LoCall) numbers may vary among different service providers

For Invalidity Pensions, contact:

Department of Social and Family Affairs
Invalidity Pension Section,
Ballinalee Road,
Longford

Telephone: LoCall  1890 927 770

For Bereavement Grant contact Social Welfare Services in Sligo if a pension has been in payment from there. In all other cases, contact:

Department of Social and Family Affairs
Bereavement Grants Section,
Ballinalee Road,
Longford

Telephone: LoCall  1890 927 770

For more information on Temporary Assignments contact:

Department of Social and Family Affairs
P.R.S.I. Special Collections
Cork Road
Waterford

Telephone: (051) 356000

If phoning from outside Ireland, dial the international access code (usually 00), then country code 353, and then leave out the 0 from the area code shown in the above numbers.

In Korea, contact:

National Pension Service
7-16 Shincheon-dong
Songpa-gu
Seoul.

Telephone (if residing in Ireland): 0082 2 397 9622

Telephone (if residing in Korea): (02) 397 9622

Website: 'www.nps.or.kr'

 
Last modified:06/10/2009
 

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