TN 1 (06-14)

GN 01739.001 Overview of Agreement with Chile

A. Purpose of the agreement

The Social Security agreement between the United States and Chile:

  • eliminates dual Social Security coverage and taxation of the same work; and

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

B. Purpose of the subchapter

This subchapter provides:

  • a brief overview of the Chilean system;

  • the instructions to take and process claims for both U.S. and Chilean benefits filed under the agreement; and

  • the provisions of the agreement.

NOTE: You can obtain additional information on the Chilean Social Security System by visiting Social Security Online at

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GN 01739.001 - Overview of Agreement with Chile - 06/26/2014
Batch run: 06/26/2014