TN 24 (12-17)

NL 00725.445 “TOT” UTIs – Totalization

TOT004 U.S. Benefit Based on U.S. Credits Alone

 (1)  for benefits using work covered by the U.S. only. Under our agreement with  (2)  , no U.S. benefits may be paid using work covered by  (3)  if  (4)  for benefits without it.

Fill-ins:

(1) “You qualify”/Ms. plus NH-last name plus “qualifies/Mr. plus NH-last name plus “qualifies”

(2) Name of the country(ies) in one of the following formats: “Country”/“Country and Country”/“Country, Country and Country”/“Country, Country, Country and Country”

(3) Name of the country(ies) in one of the following formats: “Country”/“Country and Country”/“Country, Country and Country”/“Country, Country, Country and Country”

(4) “you qualify”/ “she qualifies”/ “he qualifies”

TOTR04 U.S. Benefit Based on U.S. Credits Alone

 (1)  for benefits using work covered by the U.S. only. Under our agreement with  (2)  , no U.S. benefits may be paid using work covered by  (3)  if  (4)  for benefits without it.

Fill-ins:

(1) “You qualify”/Ms. plus NH-last name plus “qualifies”/Mr. plus NH-last name plus “qualifies”

(2) Name of the country(ies) in one of the following formats: “Country”/“Country and Country”/“Country, Country and Country”/Country, Country, Country and Country”

(3) Name of the Country(ies) in one of the following formats: “Country”/“Country and Country”/“Country, Country and Country”/“Country, Country, Country and Country”

(4) “you qualify”/ “she qualifies”/ “he qualifies”

TOT005 Introductory Statement When the Beneficiary is being Denied for a Factor of Entitlement other than Insured Status and also When the Claimant is being Denied and the Decision Applies to Both Regular and Totalization Benefits

This decision applies to  (1)  claim for both regular U.S. benefits and U.S. benefits under the Social Security agreement with  (2)  .

Fill-ins:

(1) “your”/beneficiary's full name, possessive

(2) Name of the country(ies) in one of the following formats: “Country”/“Country and Country”/“Country, Country and Country”/“Country, Country, Country and Country”

TOT006 Disallowed Both Regular and Totalization Benefits

 (1)  at least six credits under the U.S. Social Security program before we can give  (2)  credit for coverage in another country. Since  (3)  less than six U.S. credits, we did not count any credits in  (4)  .

Fill-ins:

(1) “You need”/Ms. plus NH-last name plus “needs”/Mr. plus NH-last name plus “needs”

(2) “you”/“her”/“him”

(3) “you have”/“she has”/“he has”

(4) Name of the country(ies) in one of the following formats: “Country”/“Country and Country”/“Country, Country and Country”/“Country, Country, Country and Country”

TOT007 Disallowed Claim – Foreign Credits were not Yet Considered

We based our decision on  (1)  U.S. work credits. We did not look at the work credits  (2)  may have earned in  (3)  .  (4)  may still be eligible for U.S. Social Security retirement benefits based on combined U.S. and foreign credits. We will send  (5)  another letter after we consider foreign work credits.

Fill-ins:

(1) “your”/FN possessive

(2) “you”/FN

(3) Name of the country(ies) in one of the following formats: “Country”/”Country and Country”/”Country, Country and Country”/”Country, Country, Country and Country”

(4) “You”/FN

(5) “you”/FN

TOT008 Disallowance for Paid Benefits because Beneficiary has not Worked Long Enough Under U.S. Social Security

 (1)  not worked long enough to qualify for benefits covered by the U.S. Social Security program. We will work with  (2)  to determine any work credits  (3)  earned in  (4)  . When we know the number of foreign credits earned, we will send  (5)  a separate notice to let  (6)  know if  (7)  eligible for U.S. benefits based on combined U.S. and foreign credits.

Fill-ins:

(1) “You have”/FN plus “has”

(2) Name of country(ies) in one of the following formats: “Country”/“Country and Country”/“Country, Country and Country”/“Country, Country, Country and Country”

(3) “you”/FN

(4) Name of country(ies) in one of the following formats: “Country”/“Country and Country”/“Country, Country and Country”/“Country, Country, Country and Country

(5) “you”/FN

(6) “you”/FN

(7) “you are”/FN plus “is”

TOT010 Claimant has also Filed for Benefits from a Foreign Country

 (1)  application is also a claim for social insurance benefits from  (2)  .  (3)  will let you know if  (4)  for benefits under  (5)  laws.

Fill-ins:

(1) Your/Ms. plus beneficiary's last name, possessive/Mr. plus beneficiary's last name, possessive/beneficiary's given name, possessive/beneficiary's full name, possessive

(2) Name of country(ies) in one of the following formats: “Country”/“Country and Country”/“Country, Country and Country”/“Country, Country, Country and Country”

(3) That country/Those countries

(4) “you qualify”/“she qualifies”/“he qualifies”

(5) “its”/“their”


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NL 00725.445 - "TOT" UTIs - Totalization - 12/21/2017
Batch run: 12/21/2017
Rev:12/21/2017