GN 01753.001 Overview of the Totalization Agreement with the Slovak Republic
A. Purpose of the Slovak Republic Totalization Agreement
The social security agreement between the United States and the Slovak Republic:
eliminates dual social security coverage and taxation of the same work; and
permits workers (and their dependents and survivors) to qualify for partial U.S. or Slovak benefits, even though they do not meet the normal insured status requirements.
B. Purpose of Slovak Republic Totalization instructions
This Program Operations Manual System subchapter GN 01753 provides:
a brief overview of the Slovak system;
the instructions to take and process claims for both U.S. and Slovak benefits filed under the agreement; and
an explanation of the provisions of the agreement.
NOTE: For additional information on the Slovak social security system, visit us online at International Programs.