Agreements on social security

 

LIST

of existing bilateral treaties and agreements on social security

 

The agreements on social security with EU Member States signed and entered into force before 1st of January 2007 or later dates of accession of new countries are not listed in this list, as of the date of Bulgaria's accession to the EU their provisions were replaced by Regulation 1408/71 (respectively Regulation 883/04).

 

1. Agreement on state social insurance between the Republic of Bulgaria and the People's Republic of Albania (in Bulgarian)

Entry into force: 1stof May 1953


2. Convention on social security between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Federative Republic of Yugoslavia (in Bulgarian)

Entry into force: 1st of September 1958

The convention is currently applied in our relations with Bosnia and Herzegovina.


3. Agreement between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya on social security (only in Bulgarian)

Entry into force:1stof August 1985


4. Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Turkey for payment of Bulgarian pensions in the Republic of Turkey (only in Bulgarian)

Entry into force: 1stMarch1999


5.Treaty between the Republic of Bulgaria and Ukraine on social security (in Bulgarian)

Entry into force1stof April 2003

Agreement between the National Social Security Institute of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of Ukraine for the implementation of the agreement between the Republic of Bulgaria and Ukraine on social security of 04.09.2001 (in Bulgarian)


6. Treaty between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Macedonia on social security (only in Bulgarian)

Entry into force: 1stof August 2003


7.Treaty between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Moldova on social security (in Bulgarian)

Entry into force: 1stof August 2009

Administrative arrangement for the implementation of the agreement between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Moldova on social security (in Bulgarian)


8. Agreement between the Republic of Bulgaria and the State of Israel on social security (in English)

Entry into force: 1st of September 2009

Administrative arrangement for the implementation of the Agreement between the Republic of Bulgaria and the State of Israel on social security (in English)


9. Treaty between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Russian Federation on social security (in Bulgarian)

Entry into force: 20th of March 2010

Agreement between the Minister of Labour and Social Policy of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation for the implementation of the Treaty between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Russian Federation for social security (in Bulgarian)


10. Agreement on social security between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Korea (in English)

Entry into force: 1st of March 2010

Administrative arrangement for the implementation of the Agreement on social security between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Korea (in English)


11. Agreement between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Serbia on social security (in Bulgarian)

Entry into force:1stof February 2013

Administrative arrangement for the implementation of the Agreement between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Serbia on social security (in Bulgarian)


12. Agreement on social security between the Republic of Bulgaria and Canada (in English)

Entry into force: 1st of March 2014

Administrative agreement between the government of the Republic of Bulgaria and the government of Canada for the implementation of the Agreement on social security between the Republic of Bulgaria and Canada (in English)


13. Agreement between the Republic of Bulgaria and Montenegro on social security (in Bulgarian)

Entry into force: 1stof October 2016

Administrative arrangement for the implementation of the agreement between the Republic of Bulgaria and Montenegro on social security (in Bulgarian)


14. Agreement on social security between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Tunisian Republic (in English)

Entry into force: 1stof May 2017

Administrative Arrangement for the implementation of the Agreement on Social Security between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Tunisia (in English)


15. Agreement on pension provision between the government of the Republic of Bulgaria and the government of the Republic of Azerbaijan (in English)

Entry into force: 4th of May 2020


16. Agreement in the field of social security between the Republic of Bulgaria and Quebec (in Bulgarian)

Entry into force: 1st of September 2020

 

The following countries are among those prioritised by the Ministry for the period 2018 – 2019 to start negotiations with on the development of new agreements in the field of social security:

 

Ø North America: Quebec (province of Canada) (yet to be signed), USA;

Ø Candidate countries for EU membership: Albania;

Ø Countries of the former Soviet Union: Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan (under negotiation), Armenia, Georgia;

Ø Latin American countries: Brazil (ratified by Bulgaria, yet to enter into force);

Ø From the region of North Africa: Morocco (ratified by Bulgaria, yet to enter into force), Algeria.