The Special Civil-Service Schemes in Spain have been included in the scope of application of European Union Regulations since 25-10-1998, in order to coordinate social security systems
Currently, Regulation 883/2004, on the coordination of social security systems, and Regulation 987/2009, on the procedure for implementing the Regulation on coordination are both in effect
With regard to bilateral conventions, only the current one with Japan has been approved
COORDINATION OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEMS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
As regards public pensions, this inclusion allows for periods of contribution and analogous periods covered under the regulatory legislation of other Member States of the European Union, the European Economic Area, Switzerland or the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to take effect both for the recognition of the right and for the calculation of the pensions that may be payable under the State Civil Service Pension Scheme.
SPHERE OF APPLICATION
CALCULATION OF PENSIONS
PRESENTATION OF APPLICATIONS
INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS ON SOCIAL SECURITY APPLICABLE TO PASSIVE CLASSES
Under the Social Security Bilateral Agreement between Spain and Japan, the insurance periods completed under Japanese law shall be taken into account in determining Passive Class System pensions. For this purpose, the consideration of such periods must be expressly requested..