TN 1 (03-97)
GN 01714.205 Preparing Claims Packages in DIO for Claims Filed Outside Belgium
Initial claims packages are prepared to request Belgian coverage records and to inform the Belgian agency about claims for Belgian benefits. (See GN 01713.205 - GN 01713.215, for the application and evidence required for the package.)
Potential Entitlement to U.S. Totalization Benefits
If there is potential entitlement to U.S. totalization benefits, prepare an SSA-e2960-U2-BE to request the Belgian coverage record.
Claim for Belgian Benefits
If there is a claim for Belgian benefits, prepare a claims package including:
U.S. totalization earnings record;
medical evidence from DIO's files, if the Belgian claim is for disability benefits; and
evidence submitted for the Belgian claim.