TN 2 (12-94)
GN 01711.145 Exception to Section 202(t)(11) Alien Nonpayment Provision Under Norwegian Agreement
Benefits generally may not be paid to aliens outside the United States who first became eligible for dependents or survivors benefits after 1984, unless they satisfy certain U.S. residency requirements.
As explained in GN 01701.150 A.2., citizens or residents of a country with which the U.S. has a totalization agreement are exempt from these requirements. Therefore, Norwegian citizens, regardless of where they reside, or residents of Norway are exempt from these requirements.
If an alien dependent or survivor who does not meet the U.S. residency requirement alleges he/she is a citizen or resident of Norway, develop citizenship or residence status.