Australian Embassy
Cabo Verde, Sao Tome and Principe, Guinea Bissau


How to apply for an Australian age pension 

If you wish to apply or need to discuss issues relating to an Australian pension, you will need to directly contact Centrelink International Services in Hobart, Australia. You may do so via Centrelink website or through the following contact details:
Centrelink International Services
GPO Box 237C
Tel: 800 861 122 (toll free number from Portugal - no prefix or country code required)
Centrelink hours are from 8h00 - 17h00, Australian Eastern Standard time. Currently, there is a time difference in which Hobart is 9 hours ahead of Lisbon time.

Fax number: +61 3 6222 2799
Email: [email protected]
As there is an International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Portugal, alternatively, you may also contact the Portuguese National Pension Centre in Lisbon (Centro Nacional de Pensões) for further information. Their contact details are as follows:
Centro Nacional de Pensões
Rua de Entrecampos, 57 - r/c e cave
1700 - 157 LISBOA
Tel: 300 502 502
Calling from overseas: +351 300 502 502
Note: It is a requirement to book an appointment