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Other Countries' Social Security Agencies

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Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Social--Ministry of Labor and Social Security

Caisse Nationale des Assurances Sociale--National Social Insurance Fund

Caisse Nationale de Securité Sociale des Non-Salariés--National Social Security Fund for the Self-Employed

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Scheme


Administración Nacional de la Seguridad Social (ANSES)--National Social Security Administration

Superintendencia de Administradoras de Fondos de Jubilaciones y Pensiones--Superintendency of Retirement and Pension Fund Management Companies

Armenia Ministry of Social Security  

Commonwealth Department of Family and Community Services


Austria Österreichische Sozialversicherung--Austrian Social Insurance  
Azerbaijan Azәrbaycan Respubikasinin Dövlәt Sosial Müdafïә Fondu--State Social Protection Fund  
Bahamas The National Insurance Board  
Barbados National Insurance Scheme  

Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

General Organization for Social Insurance

Belarus Ministry of Social Protection  
Belize Social Security Board  

Ministère des Affaires sociales, de la Santé publique et de l'Environnement
Ministerie van Sociale Zaken, Volksgezondheid en Leefmilieu--Ministry of Social Affairs, Public Health and the Environment

Office national des pensions
Rijksdienst voor pensioenen
National Pension Office

Rijksdienst voor Sociale Zekerheid
Office National Sécurité Sociale--National Office for Social Security

Bermuda Department of Social Insurance  
Bolivia Superintendencia de Pensiones, Valores y Seguros--Superintendency of Pensions, Securities and Insurance  

Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Jeunesse--Ministry of Labor, Employment and Youth

Caisse Nationale de Sécurité Sociale--National Social Security Fund

Brazil Ministério da Previdência e Assistência Social--Ministry of Social Security and Assistance  
Bulgaria Natsionalen Osiguritelen Institut--National Social Security Institute  
Burkina Faso Caisse Nationale de Sécurité Sociale--National Social Security Fund  
Cameroon Ministère des Affairs Sociales--Ministry of Social Affairs  

Social Development Canada
Développement Social Canada

Régie des rentes du Québec
Quebec Pension Board


Superintendencia de Administradoras de Fondos de Pensiones--Superintendency of Pension Fund Management Companies

Instituto de Normalización Previsional--Institute of Social Security Standardization

Asociación Gremial de Administradoras de Fondos de Pensiones--Union of Pension Fund Management Companies

Ministerio de Trabajo y Prévision Social--Ministry of Labor and Social Security 

China Ministry of Labor and Social Security  

Instituto de Seguros Sociales --Social Security Institute

Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia --Financial Superintendency of Colombia

Costa Rica

Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social--Costa Rican Social Security Fund

Superintendencia de Pensiones --Pensions Superintendency

Côte d'Ivoire Caisse Nationale de Prévoyance Sociale--National Social Insurance Fund  
Croatia Ministarstvo rada i socijalna skrbi--Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare  
Czech Republic

Ministerstvo práce a sociálních vecí--Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs

Ceská Správa Sociálníhi Zabezpecení --The Czech Social Security Administration


Socialministeriet--Ministry of Social Affairs

Den Sociale Sikringsstyrelse--National Social Security Agency

Arbejdsmarkedets Tillaegspension (ATP)--Labor Market Supplementary Pension Scheme

Dominican Republic Consejo Nacional de Seguridad Social--National Social Security Council  
Ecuador Instituto Ecuatoriano de Seguridad Social--Ecuadorian Social Security Institute  
El Salvador

Instituto Salvadoreño del Seguro Social--Salvadoran Institute of Social Security

Superintendencia de Pensiones--Superintendency of Pensions

Estonia Sotsiaalministeenum--Ministry of Social Affairs  
Fiji Fiji National Provident Fund  

Sosiaali-Ja-Terveysministeriö--Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Eläketurvakeskus--Pensionsskyddscentralen--Central Pension Security Institute

Kansaneläkelaitos--Folkpensionsanstalten--Social Insurance Institution


Sécurité Sociale--Social Security

Caisse National d'assurance viellesse (La Cnav)--National Old-Age Pension Insurance Fund

Caisse des Français de l'étranger (CFE)--Fund for French Citizens Abroad

Centre des Liaisons Européennes et Internationales de Sécurité Sociale--Center for European and International Social Security Relations


Bundesministerium für Gesundheit und Soziale Sicherung--Federal Ministry of Health and Social Security

Bundesversicherungsanstalt für Angestellte (BfA)--Federal Insurance Institute for Salaried Employees

Verband Deutscher Rentenversicherungsträger (VDR)--Association of German Pensions Insurance Agencies


Idryma Koinonikon Asfaliseon (IKA)--Social Insurance Institute

Organismos Asfalisis Eleftheron Epangelmation--Social Security Organization for the Self-employed

General Secretariat of Social Security, Ministry of Labour and Social Security


Ministerio de Trabajo y Previsión Social--Ministry of Labor and Social Security

Guyana Ministry of Labour, Human Services and Social Security  
Hong Kong

Social Welfare Department

Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority

Hungary Országos Nyugdíjbiztosítási Föigazgatóság--National Pension Insurance  
Iceland Tryggingastofnun ríkisins  
Indonesia Jaminan Sosial Tenega Kerja--Employees' Social Security System  

Ministry of Labour

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation India


Department of Social, Community and Family Affairs

Roinn Gnóthaí Sóisialacha, Pobail agus Teaghlaigh


National Insurance Institute of Israel


Istituto Nazionale della Previdenza Sociale (INPS)--National Social Insurance Institute


Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

National Institute of Population and Social Security Research

Jordan Social Security Corporation  
Kazakhstan Ministry of Labour and Social Protection  
Kenya Ministry of Labour and Human Resource Development  
Korea (South) National Pension Corporation  
Kuwait The Public Institution for Social Security  
Kyrgyzstan Ministry of Labor and Social Protection  

Labklâjîbas Ministrija--Ministry of Welfare

Valsts Sociâlâs Apdrosinâsanas Agentûra--State Social Insurance Agency 

Liechtenstein Liechtensteinische Alters- und Hinterlassenenversicherung--Liechtenstein Old-Age and Survivors Insurance  
Lithuania Valstybinio Socialinio Draudimo Fondo Valdyba--State Social Insurance Fund Board  

Ministère de la sécurité sociale--Ministry of Social Security

Sécurité Sociale--Social Security

Macau Fundo de Segurança Social--Social Security Fund  
Macedonia Ministerstvo za Trud i Socijalna Politika--Ministry of Labor and Social Policy  

Caisse Nationale de Prévoyance Sociale --National Social Insurance Fund


Employees Provident Fund

Malta Ministry of Social Policy  
Mauritius Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Senior Citizens' Welfare  

Secretaría de Trabajo y Previsión Social--Secretariat for Labor and Social Security

Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS)--Mexican Social Security Institute

Comisión Nacional del Sistema de Ahorro para el Retiro--National Commission for the Retirement Savings System


Caisses Sociales de Monaco--Social Funds of Monaco


Caisse marocaine des retraites--Moroccan Retirement Fund

Caisse nationale de sécurité sociale--National Social Security Fund


Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare


Ministerie van Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid--Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor

Sociale Zekerheid--Social Security

Sociale Verzekeringsbank--The Social Insurance Bank

Uitvoering Werknemersverzekeringen--National Institute for Social Security

Netherlands Antilles

Algemeen Pensioenfonds van de Nederlanse Antillen--General Pension Fund of the Netherlands Antilles

New Zealand

Ministry of Social Development

Work and Income New Zealand

Nicaragua Instituto Nicaragüense de Seguridad Social--Nicaraguan Social Security Institute  
Nigeria Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund  
Norway Trygdeetaten Informasjonssider--The Social Security Agency's Information Pages  
Oman Public Authority for Social Insurance  
Pakistan Employees' Old-Age Benefits Institution  
Paraguay Instituto de Previsión Social --Social Insurance Institute  
Peru Superintendencia de Bancos y Seguros del Peru --Bank and Insurance Superintendency of Peru

Philippines Philippine Social Security System  

Zaklad Ubezpieczen Spolecznych--Social Insurance Institution

Kasa Rolniczego Ubezpieczenia Spolecznego (KRUS)--Agricultural Social Security Fund

Portugal Ministério do Trabalho e da Solidariedade--Ministry of Labor and Solidarity  
Romania Ministerul Muncii, Solidaritätii Sociale Si Familiei--Ministry of Labor, Social Solidarity and Family  
Rwanda Ministry of Local Government, Community Development and Social Affairs  
Saint Christopher and Nevis Saint Christopher and Nevis Social Security Board  
Saint Lucia National Insurance Scheme  
Saint Vincent and
The Grenadines
National Insurance Scheme  
Samoa Samoa National Provident Fund  
Saudi Arabia General Organization for Social Insurance  
Senegal Institute de Prévoyance Retraite du Sénégal--Social Insurance Institute for Old-Age Pensions  
Serbia Ministarstvo Za Socijalna Pitanja --Ministry of Social Affairs  
Sierra Leone National Social Security and Insurance Trust  
Singapore Central Provident Fund  

Ministerstvo práce, socialnych vecí a rodiny--Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family

Sociálna Poistovna--Social Insurance Agency 


Zavod za pokojninsko in invalidsko zavarovanje Sloveniji--Institute for Pension and Disability Insurance Slovenia

South Africa Department of Social Development  
Spain Ministerio de Trabajo y Asuntos Sociales--Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs  
Sri Lanka

Employees' Provident Fund

  Department of Pensions  
Swaziland Swaziland National Provident Fund  

Riksförsäkringsverket--National Social Insurance Board

Försäkringskassan--Social Insurance Fund

Premiepensionsmyndigheten --Premium Pension Authority


Assurance-vieillesse et survivants (AVS) et Assurance-invalidité (AI)

Alters- und Hinterlassenenversicherung (AHV) und Invalidenversicherung (IV)

Assicurazione-vecchiaia e superstiti (AVS) e Assicurazione invalidità (AI)

--Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance

Bundesamt für Sozialversicherung--Federal Office for Social Security 

Thailand Ministry of Labour  
Trinidad and Tobago The National Insurance Board of Trinidad and Tobago  

Caisse Nationale de Sécurité Sociale--National Social Security Fund

La Caisse Nationale de Retraite et de Prévoyance Sociale --The National Pension and Social Providence Fund

Turkey T.C. Çalisma Ve Güvenlik Bakanlig--Turkish Ministry of Labour and Social Security

Sosyal Sigortalar Kurumu--Social Insurance Institution

Bag-Kur--Social Insurance Organisation for the Self-Employed

Uganda National Social Security Fund

Ministry of Labor and Social Policy

Pension Reform in Ukraine

United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions and Benefits Fund
United Kingdom

Department for Work and Pensions

Northern Ireland Social Security Agency

Isle of Man Department of Health and Social Security

HM Revenue & Customs National Insurance Contributions

Uruguay Banco de Previsión Social--Social Insurance Bank  
Venezuela Instituto Venezolano de los Seguros Sociales--Venezuelan Social Security Institute  
Zambia National Pension Scheme Authority  
Zimbabwe National Social Security Authority  
Links to International Organizations

International Organizations

American Commission on Organization and Administrative Systems (CAOSA)  
Federación Internacional de Administradoras de Fondos de Pensiones--International Federation of Pension Fund Management Companies  
Foundation for International Studies on Social Security  
Interamerican Conference on Social Security--Conferencia Interamericana de Seguridad Social (CISS)  
Interamerican Center for Social Security Studies--Centro Interamericano de Estudios de  Seguridad Social (CIESS)  
International Council on Social Welfare  
International Labor Organization (ILO)  
International Organization for Pension Supervisors (IOPS)  
International Social Security Association (ISSA)  
Mutual Information System on Social Protection in the EU Member States and the EEA (MISSOC)  
Organización Iberoamericana de Seguridad Social (OISS)--Iberoamerican Social Security Organization  
Rehabilitation International  
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