Agreement in principle on the Social Security Agreement between Japan and Finland
January 31, 2019
1. As the results of the second round of the negotiations held during November 26-30 of 2018 at Tokyo and subsequent necessary coordination, the representatives of the Government of Japan and the Government of Finland confirmed an agreement in principle on the Social Security Agreement between Japan and Finland. Both sides will continue to work on necessary procedures such as finalizing all the terms in the Agreement, aiming for singing. 2. Employees sent from Japan to Finland as well as those sent from Finland to Japan are currently obliged to affiliate to the social security systems of both countries. 3. It is expected that the conclusion of this Agreement will solve the issues such as dual coverage, thereby further facilitate personal and economic exchanges between Japan and Finland.