Switzerland - UK: New social security treaty approved by Swiss Federal Council.

On 11 August 2021, the Federal Council approved the new bilateral social security treaty between Switzerland and the UK which will ensure the coordination of social security between the two countries after Brexit.

On 11 August 2021, the Federal Council approved the new bilateral social security treaty between Switzerland and the UK which will ensure the coordination of social security between the two countries after Brexit.


The exact content of the new agreement is not yet published but will most likely also cover again the multi-state workers scenario. The currently applicable 'old' bilateral social security treaty between Switzerland and the UK does not cover this situation and this is leading the practical issues now.
The new treaty will come into force as soon as it is approved by the parliament of both countries. We will keep you informed.

If you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to reach out to us on info@exactio.ch

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