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GN 01708.025 German Liaison Agencies

A. Introduction

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)

    10704 Berlin

    Germany

  • Wage earner's pension

    Duetsche Rentenversicherung Nord)

    Friedrich-Ebert-Damm 245

    22215 Hamburg

    Germany

  • Seaman's insurance/Miner’s insurance/railroad

    Worker’s Insurance

    Duetsche Rentenversicherung Knappschaft-Bahn-See

    Reimertswiete 2

    20457 Hamburg

    Germany

C. Procedure

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
employment was...
then the correct German liaison agency is.....
as a seaman or in the maritime industryDRV Knappschaft-Bahn-See
  
in the railroad industryDRV Knappschaft-Bahn-See
in the mining industryDRV Knappschaft-Bahn-See
as a wage earner primarily engaged in physical workBundesknappschaft, DRV Nord
as a salaried person primarily engaged in mental workDRV Bund
not indicated on the application form or other materialDRV Bund

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GN 01708.025 - German Liaison Agencies - 03/07/2014
Batch run: 03/07/2014
Rev:03/07/2014