Certificate of Coverage for Work Abroad

Applying for a Certificate of Coverage for Work Abroad

To apply for a certificate of coverage, an employer must:

  • verify that there is a social security agreement between Québec and the destination country
  • fill out the forms of the destination country
  • attach a letter giving the name of the person responsible for the application
  • send to the Bureau des ententes de sécurité sociale at Retraite Québec

To apply for a certificate of coverage, a self-employed worker must:

  • consult the list of signatory countries to verify that there is a social security agreement between Québec and destination country
  • fill out the forms of the destination country
  • attach a letter giving a telephone number by which he or she can be contacted
  • send to the Bureau des ententes de sécurité sociale at Retraite Québec

Note
The forms concerning the certificates of coverage under the International Social Security Agreements are available on the Retraite Québec website.

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