TN 3 (03-97)
GN 01708.025 German Liaison Agencies
Three different agencies representing three different German social insurance systems have been designated as liaison agencies for implementation of the Agreement. The proper agency is the one which last covered the person's work in Germany.
NOTE: Only the agencies listed in B. below are official liaison agencies.
B. List of liaison agencies
Salaried employees pension
Duetsche Rentenversicherung Bund)
Wage earner's pension
Duetsche Rentenversicherung Nord)
Seaman's insurance/Miner’s insurance/railroad
Duetsche Rentenversicherung Knappschaft-Bahn-See
Examine item F of form D/USA 1 or item G of form D/USA 2 to determine the nature of the worker's last employment in Germany.
|If the worker's last |
|then the correct German liaison agency is.....|
|as a seaman or in the maritime industry||DRV Knappschaft-Bahn-See|
| || |
|in the railroad industry||DRV Knappschaft-Bahn-See|
|in the mining industry||DRV Knappschaft-Bahn-See|
|as a wage earner primarily engaged in physical work||Bundesknappschaft, DRV Nord|
|as a salaried person primarily engaged in mental work||DRV Bund|
|not indicated on the application form or other material||DRV Bund|