TN 15 (02-95)

RS 02001.635 How a Special Exception is Processed - U.S. Dutch Agreement

A. PROCESS - WHERE TO WRITE FOR A SPECIAL EXCEPTION

A worker or employer who wishes to apply for a special exception writes to the agency in the country where the worker wishes to be covered at the addresses given below.

1. U.S. Coverage

If the worker wishes to request a special exception to be covered under the U.S. system, he or she should write to:

Social Security Administration
Office of International Policy
P.O. Box 17741
Baltimore, MD 21235-6401

2. Dutch Coverage

If the worker wishes to request a special exception to be covered under the Dutch system, he or she should write to:

Sociale Verzekeringsbank
(Social Insurance Bank)
Afdeling Internationale Detacheringen
P.O. Box 419
2700 AK Zoetermeer
THE NETHERLANDS

B. PROCESS - INFORMATION TO INCLUDE IN REQUEST

The letter requesting the special exception should:

  • provide all of the information needed to issue a certificate (see RS 02001.645C.) and

  • explain why a special exception is desired.

C. PROCESS - AGENCY ACTION

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 to serve as proof of exemption from coverage and taxation in the other country.


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http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0302001635
RS 02001.635 - How a Special Exception is Processed - U.S. Dutch Agreement - 12/12/2002
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:12/12/2002