If you move to another country, you may be able to continue to receive your New Zealand allowance or pension, depending on the type of benefit or annuity you are moving and the country in which you are moving. The total amount of your New Zealand and foreign pensions is the amount you would have received if you had spent your entire life in New Zealand. You should also be aware of the impact that UK absences could have on your UK pensions. Click here to read the “Benefits” note in the U.S.: Benefits Retirement Disability Medicare Survivors SSI Online Resources Services FaQs Contact Us Forms Glossaires Glossary Publications GLOSSary FOIA Guidance Us Access Foia Guidance Open Government Plain Language Privacy Connect with Us Blog Facebook Twitter YouTube All Social Media Related Websites Benefits.gov MyMoney.gov Regulations.gov USA.gov Report Fraud, Waste or Abuse Office of the General Inspector This site is created and published at U.S. taxpayers` expense. Migrants who are sent to the UK from a country with which the UK has a mutual social security agreement (sometimes referred to as a “double convention” or “totalisation agreement”) in the UK may not be required to pay NIC in accordance with the terms of the specific agreement. The countries with which the United Kingdom has such agreements are listed above. laws and regulations requiring responsibility for paying social security contributions; As a general rule, you must have permanent residence or New Zealand citizenship to qualify for a New Zealand benefit or pension. If you are already receiving a benefit or pension in the UK or a benefit or pension from another country, you must disclose your work and income. The application of this agreement must not lead to a reduction in the amount of a benefit on which the fee was created before it came into force. a period during which contributions are proportional to the benefit in question, paid or treated as paid; A partner is your spouse or person with whom you have a de facto or civil law relationship. Unless authorized by U.S.
national or U.K. national law, information about a person transmitted by the other party to a party pursuant to the agreement is used exclusively for the purposes of implementing the agreement. This information received from a contracting party is, if applicable, subject to U.S. national or U.K. national privacy and privacy legislation. The amount of the benefit, calculated in accordance with the provisions of this paragraph, is the amount of the actual payment to that person. It depends on how you decide to make your payment from the UK. The terms used in this administrative arrangement have the same meaning as in the agreement. If you are normally self-employed in a country with a valid social security contract with the UK and you will also be self-employed in the UK, you may not have to pay UK NIC.