The CSC will forward Swiss earnings certifications for U.S. totalization claimants
who file claims at a Swiss agency providing the CSC has the information on file; i.e.,
the claimant previously filed a claim with the CSC. The CSC will route the certifications
to the FSP in Switzerland.
The FSP in Switzerland will request a Swiss coverage certificate (E 205 CH) from the
CSC for claims originating in the FSP or referred to the FSP by the CSC if it appears
the NH has at least six QCs but is not insured based on U.S. QCs alone. The FSP will
not request a form E 205 CH if it appears the NH does not have six QCs or is insured
based on U.S. QCs. Therefore, there may be a small number of claims filed in the FSP
which require a form E 205 CH but for which no E 205 CH was requested by the FSP.
It will be necessary for LCs to request a E 205 CH for these cases by completing a
In addition, the FSP in Switzerland will forward all applications not restricted to
U.S. benefits to the CSC. Therefore, it should seldom be necessary to contact the
CSC regarding claims filed in Switzerland.