TN 4 (04-01)

GN 01709.105 Effective Date of the U.S.-Swiss Agreement

A. Introduction

The agreement with Switzerland became effective 11/1/80. A supplementary agreement that revised several provisions of the original agreement became effective 10/1/89.

B. Policy

Periods of U.S. and Swiss Social Security coverage a worker earned prior to 11/1/80 may be used to establish entitlement to U.S. Totalization benefits. However, the earliest possible entitlement to such benefits is 11/80.


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GN 01709.105 - Effective Date of the U.S.-Swiss Agreement - 03/11/2014
Batch run: 03/11/2014
Rev:03/11/2014