TN 2 (01-03)

GN 01727.105 Effective Date of the U.S. - Portuguese Agreement

A. Introduction

The agreement with Portugal became effective 08/01/1989.

B. Policy

Periods of U.S. and Portuguese Social Security coverage a worker earned prior to 08/01/1989 may be used to establish entitlement to U.S. or Portuguese Totalization benefits. However, the earliest possible month of entitlement to such benefits is 08/1989.


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GN 01727.105 - Effective Date of the U.S. - Portuguese Agreement - 04/09/2014
Batch run: 04/09/2014
Rev:04/09/2014