Social Security Agreement between Turkey and Poland that was signed on 17 October 2017, has been approved by Turkey President with the 9 numbered President Decision.

The highlights of the agreement can be summarized as follows:

  • In temporary assignments; Employees in contracting states may be subject to legislation of the first contracting state for up to 24 months. This period can be extended up to 60 months after the approval of the parties.
  • Agreement regulates unemployment benefits, family benefits, sickness and maternity benefits, pensions, occupational accidents and occupational diseases and funeral benefits.
  • If the insurance period is not sufficient in determining the pension right, the insurance periods of the two parties can combined.

You can access the relevant legislation via the link (in Turkish).

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