If an applicant wishes to file for Hungarian benefits and brings the special forms
for Hungarian benefits to the FO, take the following actions:
accept, photocopy, and certify the application.
photocopy and certify any additional documents (evidence) the Hungarian agency requested
that the applicant included with the Hungarian claim.
request an “Informational/Certified Earnings Record” (ICERS) as described in MS ICERS
send the Hungarian application and any additional claims material to the Division
of International Operations (DIO) in Baltimore at the following address:
Office of Earnings and International Operations
Division of International Operations
P.O. Box 17769
Baltimore, MD 21235-7769
complete the Modernized Development Worksheet (MDW) screen to show the date the FO
sent the Hungarian claim to DIO. Show “Totalization” as the ISSUE.
Once DIO receives the claim, they will send the claim directly to the Hungarian agency
along with the evidence and the worker’s U.S. coverage record. DIO will annotate the
MDW to show the type of claim and the date they forwarded the claim to the Hungarian
If an applicant wishes to file for Hungarian benefits and does not bring the Hungarian
special forms, for instructions on how to accept the claim for benefits, see GN 01755.215.