- The responsibility of A1 certificates of coverage issuance will be transferred and managed by a new agency
- The issuance of A1 certificates of coverage will be automated beginning January 1, 2022
The government of France has transferred responsibility for issuing A1 certificates of coverage for foreign national workers from the French National Health Insurance Administration to Urssaf Caisse Nationale beginning January 1, 2022. Certificates of coverage generally provide certain exemptions to foreign workers posted in another country. For example, exempting foreign nationals from social security taxes under certain conditions in the state where they are working or temporarily posted.
This government body will be responsible for issuing A1 certificates for European Economic Area (EEA) countries, Switzerland and the UK, along with other bilateral certificates that have been established between France and countries who have signed social security agreements with France. In addition, the issuance process will be automated.
What are the Changes?
The government of France has transferred the responsibility for issuing A1 certificates of coverage to a new government body beginning January 1, 2022.
Continue to check the government of France’s website for additional updates and information.
Source: Government of France