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How old can one work in the public service?

Verified 07 November 2022 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

From a certain age, any public official (official or contractual) is automatically retired. This age limit varies depending on whether you are a public servant or a contractor and, if you are a public servant, depending on whether you occupy a active category job or sedentary.

However, in certain situations, you may continue your professional activity beyond this age limit, subject to conditions.

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