Serbia's Institute for Social Insurance has issued a news release announcing that officials from Portugal and Serbia met from 23 to 25 May 2023 for the second round of negotiations for a social security agreement. Any resulting agreement would be the first of its kind between the two countries and must be finalized, signed, and ratified before entering into force.
NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE CONCLUSION OF AN AGREEMENT ON SOCIAL SECURITY WITH PORTUGAL
In Belgrade from September 23rd to 25th 2023, the second round of negotiations between the competent institutions of the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Portugal for the conclusion of the agreement on social security was held. At the meeting, the provisions of the draft agreement were discussed and the positions related to the field of health insurance and part of the provisions covering the field of pension and disability insurance were agreed upon.
It was agreed that the continuation of the negotiations will be held in Portugal, at a time that will be determined later.