TN 2 (05-11)
GN 01733.105 Effective Date of the U.S. and Luxembourg Agreement
The agreement with Luxembourg became effective November 1, 1993.
The earliest possible month of entitlement to benefits under the agreement is November 1993.
The U.S. and Luxembourg use periods of U.S. and Luxembourg social security coverage earned in the U.S or Luxembourg before November 1, 1993, to establish entitlement to U.S. or Luxembourg totalization benefits.
The U.S. does not consider any periods of social security coverage earned before 1937.