TN 2 (05-11)

GN 01733.001 Overview of Agreement with Luxembourg

A. Purpose of the agreement

The Social Security agreement between the United States and Luxembourg:

  • eliminates dual Social Security coverage and taxation on the same work, and

  • permits workers (and their family members) to qualify for partial U.S. or Luxembourg benefits, although they do not meet the normal insured requirements.

B. Purpose of this subchapter

This subchapter:

  • provides a brief overview of the Luxembourg system;

  • explains the provisions of the agreement; and

  • provides instruction on how to process claims for both U.S. and Luxembourg benefits.

More information on the Luxembourg Social Security system (in French) is located on the Luxembourg Social Security web site. The website is accessible through Social Security Online at http://www.socialsecurity.gov/international/links.html


To Link to this section - Use this URL:
http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0201733001
GN 01733.001 - Overview of Agreement with Luxembourg - 05/11/2011
Batch run: 05/11/2011
Rev:05/11/2011