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RS 02001.790 How a Special Exception is Processed - U.S. Luxembourg Agreement

A. PROCESS

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 address given below.

COUNTRY OF COVERAGEADDRESS
U.S.
Social Security Administration
Office of International Policy
P.O. Box 17741
Baltimore, MD 21235-7741
Luxembourg
General Inspectorate for
Social Security
Rue Zithe, 26
L-2763 Luxembourg
LUXEMBOURG

The letter requesting the special exception should:

  • provide all of the information needed to issue a certificate (see RS 02001.798C.) and

  • explain why a special exception is desired.

B. PROCESS — AGENCY ACTION

This chart shows how a request for a special exception is processed by SSA and the Luxembourg General Inspectorate for Social Security.

STAGEWHAT HAPPENS

1

Agency in country “A” receives and evaluates request

  • if disapproved, notifies worker and/or employer that the request is denied

  • if approved, writes to agency in country “B” requesting concurrence

2

Agency in country “B” receives request for concurrence from country “A”

  • evaluates request and makes decision and

  • notifies agency in country “A” of decision

3

Agency in country “A” receives decision from country “B”

  • if country “B” agrees, grants request and issues certificate of coverage

  • if country “B” disagrees, notifies worker and/or employer that request is denied


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http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0302001790
RS 02001.790 - How a Special Exception is Processed - U.S. Luxembourg Agreement - 06/25/2004
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:06/25/2004