TN 5 (08-94)

GN 01705.125 Eligibility for Italian Benefits Under the Agreement

A. Policy - General

The agreement provides that Italy will count a worker's U.S. coverage when determining eligibility for Italian benefits if the worker:

  • is not insured based on Italian coverage alone, and

  • has at least 52 weeks of coverage under the Italian system.

B. Policy - Crediting U.S. Coverage

Italy will credit 13 weeks of coverage for each U.S. QC. However, Italy will not credit any week which is already credited as a week of coverage under the Italian system.

C. References

  • Italian benefit eligibility requirements, GN 01705.020

  • Application for benefits under the Italian agreement, GN 01705.215


To Link to this section - Use this URL:
http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0201705125
GN 01705.125 - Eligibility for Italian Benefits Under the Agreement - 03/04/2014
Batch run: 03/04/2014
Rev:03/04/2014