TN 5 (06-14)
RS 02002.300 Processing Requests for Special Exceptions under the Agreement with the Slovak Republic
A. Process to request a special exception
An employer or self-employed worker who wishes to apply for a special exception must write to the agency in the country where the worker desires coverage.
1. United States coverage
If the worker desires U.S. coverage, send the letter to: Social Security Administration
Offfice of International Programs
P.O. Box 17741
Baltimore, Maryland 21235-7741
United States of America
2. Slovak Republic coverage
If the worker desires Slovak coverage, send the letter to: Sociálna Poisovòa
ul. 29. Augusta c. 8 a 10
813 63 Bratislava
3. Contents of letter requesting an exception
The letter requesting the exception should provide:
an explanation of why either country should grant an exception, and
all of the information needed to issue a certificate of coverage (see RS 02002.310B.1).
The agency receiving the request will coordinate with the other agency to request a special exception. When the other agency grants the exception, the agency of the country that will cover the worker issues a certificate of coverage to serve as proof of exemption from coverage and taxes in the other country.
RS 02002.305 Certificates of Coverage under the Agreement with the Slovak Republic