TN 4 (04-01)
GN 01709.001 Overview of Agreement with Switzerland
The Social Security agreement between the U.S. and Switzerland:
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 Swiss benefits, even though they don't meet the normal insured status requirements.
The following sections:
give a brief overview of the Swiss system,
explain the provisions of the agreement, and
provide instructions on how to take and process claims for both U.S. and Swiss benefits filed under the agreement.
Note: This url provides a link to the Social Security Web Sites Around the World: http://www.ssa.gov/international/links.html