GN 01742.205 Preparing Claims Packages in OIO for Claims Filed Outside Korea
A. Procedure — Initial claims packages
Prepare initial claims packages to request Korean coverage records and to inform the NPC about claims for Korean benefits. (See GN 01741.205 – GN 01741.220 for the applications and evidence required to prepare the packages.)
B. Procedure — U.S. claims
Prepare form SSA-2960-KOR to request the Korean coverage record if the Korean record is not in the claims file.
C. Procedure — U.S. and Korean or Korean claim only
Prepare a claims package that includes:
The special Korean application KOR-USA 1
U.S. totalization earnings record
Medical evidence from SSA's files, if the Korean claim is for disability benefits.
Note: SSA files include claims folders in OIO, in OCO's Megasite or in the caves in Kansas City.
Evidence submitted for the Korean claim, and
A request for the Korean coverage record, if one is needed
Applications and Evidence for Korean Agreement, GN 01741.205 – GN 01741.220