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GN 01728.106 How to Evaluate Portuguese Coverage Certifications

A. Policy

There are some entries which must be shown on the Form P/USA 5 before it can be used to credit Portuguese coverage. This section describes the entries required for an acceptable Portuguese coverage certification.

B. Procedure

Check the coverage certification form for the following entries:

  • Worker's name

  • “FROM - TO” entry for each period in which there is an entry for months.

  • “MONTHS” entry for each “FROM - TO” period and “MONTHS” entry that is less than or equal to the number of months in the corresponding “FROM - TO” period.

  • Portuguese agency stamp, signature and date.

If any of the entries is not shown, route the case to IOTS for evaluation.


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GN 01728.106 - How to Evaluate Portuguese Coverage Certifications - 04/10/2014
Batch run: 04/10/2014
Rev:04/10/2014