TN 17 (06-97)

RS 02001.125 Rule for Government Employees Under the U.S. - German Agreement

A. POLICY

The agreement establishes the following general rule for government employees:

  • U.S. national employed by the U.S. Government in Germany—U.S. coverage applies (Social Security and/or Federal Pension Program)

  • German national employed by the German Government in the United States—German coverage applies

In addition to this general rule, the agreement also includes provisions that govern the coverage of persons employed by government employees, but these provisions have limited applicability.

NOTE: For purposes of applying this provision of the agreement, the term U.S. Government employee includes employees of the Federal Government or any of its instrumentalities.

B. REFERENCE

U.S. citizens employed by foreign governments, RS 01802.050


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RS 02001.125 - Rule for Government Employees Under the U.S. - German Agreement - 07/01/1997
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:07/01/1997