An explanation of how the FO processes claims for benefits under the Agreement is
given in GN 01702.100. GN 01737.205 - GN 01737.220 explains the required applications and evidence.
Applicants for Greek benefits file application Form SSA-2490-F4 (Application for Benefits
Under a U.S. International Social Security Agreement) with the local FO. The FO will
obtain any evidence readily available (see GN 01737.210). Greece will contact the claimant directly to secure any other necessary documentation.