TN 2 (10-97)

GN 01719.001 Overview of Agreement With the United Kingdom

A. Introduction

The Social Security agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom

  • 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 U.K. benefits, even though they do not meet the normal insured status requirements.

B. Preview

The following sections give a brief overview of the U.K. system, explain the provisions of the agreement, and provide instructions on how to take and process claims for both U.S. and U.K. 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


To Link to this section - Use this URL:
http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0201719001
GN 01719.001 - Overview of Agreement With the United Kingdom - 03/27/2014
Batch run: 03/27/2014
Rev:03/27/2014