TN 17 (06-97)
RS 02001.135 How a Special Exception is Processed Under the U.S. - German Agreement
An employer or self-employed person who wishes to apply for a special exception should write to the agency in the country where the worker wishes to be covered at the address given below.
|COUNTRY OF COVERAGE||ADDRESS|
|U.S.||Social Security Administration|
Office of International Policy
P.O. Box 17741
Baltimore, MD 21235-7741
|Germany||Deutsche Verbindungsstelle |
Postfach 20 03 44
The letter requesting the special exception should:
Each agency will coordinate with the other agency as necessary if it believes the exception should be granted. When an exception is granted, the agency of the country which will cover the worker issues a certificate of coverage to serve as proof of exemption from coverage and taxation in the other country.