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Does the Overseas Social Security have all the correct data related to you?

It’s important you notify us of any change in your personal or professional situation as soon as possible. Contact data, address, phone number, bank details, or any other change in your family situation or on a professional level … Please keep us posted, so we can get in touch easily when needed, and your pension rights stay secured. Check out the page Report any change in your personal or professional situation for more information.

How do I claim for my retirement pension or survivor's pension?

Would you like to apply for a retirement or survivor's pension? Use our online application form Pension request(New window) to start your application no earlier than 4 months before the starting date of the pension.

Access to the form

Log in with your eID, itsme, token or a unique code that allows you to use the secure version of the form. This code is generated by an app. A number of details will then be filled in for you in advance.

Are you using the non-secured version of the form? Then please have a scan of your identity document ready.

Application for a survivor's pension in combination with an orphan's pension?

Would you like to apply for a survivor's pension in combination with an orphan's pension?

If so, follow the procedure below, without using the online form.

How do I apply for an orphan's pension or a survivor’s pension in combination with an orphan’s pension?

To apply for an orphan's pension or a survivor's pension in combination with an orphan's pension, you must fill in the paper forms below, attach a number of documents and send them to us by post.

Forms you need to complete

You live in Belgium

You need to provide us with the following documents:

You live in the EU

You need to provide us with the following documents:

You live abroad

You need to provide us with the following documents:

Forwarding documents

Once you filled out the required documents, please forward them to us by e-mail or by registered letter. Our contact data (postal address and e-mail address amongst others) can be found on the Contact page of this website.

Please note: you can forward the bank form separately, yourself or via your bank. This form can be forwarded a little later than the other required documents.

Any questions regarding completing the forms or the documents you need to provide? Please get in touch with us directly. Our contact data can be found on the Contact page of this website.

How about the deferred insurance for Medical care?

When entitled to a survivor’s pension or orphan’s benefits, you could also be eligible for the deferred insurance for Medical care, if:

  • The deceased police holder has participated for at least 16 years in the insurance installed following the Act of 17 July 1963 related to the Overseas social security service,
  • The deceased was a national of a member state of the EEA(New window) or Switzerland, or if not the case, the surviving spouse and/or orphans are residing in a member state of the European Union (Denmark excluded).

Please note! Only the allocations done according to Article 17 can possibly enable the entitlement to deferred insurance for medical care. The allocations made according to Article 18 cannot grant access to the aforementioned insurance in any way.

To find out if you are entitled to this deferred insurance, feel free to contact us directly. You can find our contact data on the Contact page of this website.

For additional information you can consult the Deferred insurance Medical care page.

How to claim a pension as a divorced spouse?

Do you think you are eligible for a pension as a divorced spouse? Then please contact us to investigate if you are entitled to such a pension indeed. You can find all contact details on the Contact us page of this website.

When and how will I actually receive my pension?

Please consult the Receiving my pension page for all information on the different ways in which you can receive your pension.

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