TN 2 (03-04)
GN 01702.505 Representation of Applicants in Totalization Claims
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 law.