Where you can claim benefits
European Economic Area (EEA) countries
The following countries have benefits arrangements with the UK:
- Czech Republic
Switzerland is not a member of the EEA but is treated as an EEA country for certain benefits.
Other countries with UK benefits arrangements
The following countries have social security agreements with the UK:
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Channel Islands
- New Zealand
- North Macedonia
- the Philippines
You may be able to claim certain benefits in these countries but it will depend on the particular country.