BASIC (03-09)

GN 01749.001 Overview of Agreement with the Czech Republic

A. Purpose of the agreement

The Social Security agreement between the United States and the Czech Republic:

  • 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 Czech benefits, even though they do not meet the normal insured status requirements.

B. Purpose of this subchapter

This subchapter:

  • gives a brief overview of the Czech system,

  • explains the provisions of the agreement, and

  • provides instruction on how to take and process claims for both U.S. and Czech benefits filed under the agreement.

Additional information on the Czech Social Security system can be found at the Czech Social Security web site which is accessible through Social Security Online at http://www.socialsecurity.gov/international/links.html


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GN 01749.001 - Overview of Agreement with the Czech Republic - 03/12/2009
Batch run: 03/12/2009
Rev:03/12/2009