TN 2 (01-03)
GN 01727.205 Evidence Required for U.S. Totalization Benefits Under the Portuguese Agreement
When a person files for U.S. Totalization benefits under the agreement with Portugal, the applicant must submit the same evidence that would be necessary to establish a claim for regular (non-Totalization) retirement, survivors or disability insurance benefits. In addition, the applicant must submit the evidence noted in GN 01702.200 - GN 01702.230 whenever Totalization benefits are claimed from the United States.
Actions necessary when applicant indicates work in Portugal on U.S. application, GN01702.310 - GN01702.525