GN 01720.205 Preparing Claims Packages in OIO for Claims Filed Outside the U.K.
1. Initial Claims Package
Prepare initial claims packages to request U.K. coverage records and to inform the U.K. agencies about claims for U.K. benefits. (See GN 01719.205 - GN 01719.215 for the applications and the evidence required to prepare the packages.)
2. U.S. Claims
Prepare form SSA-2960-U3-UK to request the U.K. coverage record, if one is needed.
3. U.S. and U.K. or U.K. Claim Only
Prepare a claims package that includes:
U.S. totalization earnings record
Medical evidence from OIO files, if the U.K. claim is for disability benefits
Evidence submitted for the U.K. claim, and
A request for the U.K. coverage record, if one is needed