BASIC (03-01)

GN 01741.001 Overview of Agreement with the Republic of Korea

A. Introduction

The Social Security agreement between the United States and Korea:

  • 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 Korean benefits, even though they don't meet the normal insured status requirements.

B. Preview

The following sections:

  • give a brief overview of the Korean system,

  • explain the provisions of the agreement and

  • provide instructions on how to take and process claims for both U.S. and Korean benefits filed under the agreement.

NOTE: This url provides a link to the Social Security Web Sites Around the World: http://www.ssa.gov/international/links.html


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http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0201741001
GN 01741.001 - Overview of Agreement with the Republic of Korea - 01/11/2011
Batch run: 01/11/2011
Rev:01/11/2011