Exchange of experience "Apply correctly for A1 certificates" on 17 December 2019
In addition, it is increasingly evident that controls on business trips abroad are increasing. VDMA members report on inspections at airports and exhibition grounds, but also in hotels. If no valid A1 certificate can be presented for such a check, there is a risk that
- Payment obligations for (additional) social security contributions according to the regulations of the host state
- fines for the employer and/or the employee, some of which are sensitive (e.g. in Austria and France)
- Refusal of access to the company premises, exhibition grounds or construction site at destination
- Disputes between domestic and foreign insurers about the obligation to pay benefits in the event of an accident at work or on the way to and from work in the host country.
In our workshops, we work out how to apply electronically for the required A1 certificate.