TN 5 (08-94)

GN 01705.001 Overview of Agreement With Italy

A. Introduction

The Social Security agreement between the United States and Italy

  • eliminates dual Social Security coverage and taxation of the same work, and

  • permits workers (and their family members) to qualify for partial U.S. or Italian benefits, even though they do not meet the normal insured status requirements.

B. Preview

The following sections give a brief overview of the Italian system, explain the provisions of the agreement, and provide instructions on how to take and process claims for both U.S. and Italian benefits filed under the agreement.

Note: This url provides a link to the Social Security Web Sites Around the World:

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GN 01705.001 - Overview of Agreement With Italy - 01/16/2002
Batch run: 03/04/2014