TN 2 (03-04)
Some foreign countries encourage and even license private professionals to represent
applicants. These representatives may be permitted to solicit business and charge
fees for their services.
Follow the procedures in GN 03900.000 for representation of applicants involving claims for U.S. Totalization benefits.
Neither encourage nor discourage the use of representatives in claims for foreign
benefits. Assume the activities of the representative are legitimate under foreign