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Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) for International Workers

Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) for INTERNATIONAL WORKERS
A long-pending initiative of The Government of India was for International workers or the employees posted overseas or in other countries. 
Consequently, for the benefit of both for the employers and employees government of India has entered into an agreement with several countries to ensure –
1.that the employees of the home country do not remit contribution in that country 2.that employee gets the benefit of the totalization period for deciding the eligibility for pension, 3.that they may get the pension in the country where they choose to live 4.that employers are saved from making double social security contributions for the same set of employees
For that reason, the EPFO has been authorized to issue the Certificate of Coverage (COC) to the employees posted to the countries having signed Agreement with the Government of India.
List of countries with which Government of India has SOCIAL SECURITY  AGREEMENT (SSA) are a…