STATUS OF TOTALIZATION AGREEMENTS

STATUS OF TOTALIZATION AGREEMENTS

October 1, 2002

AGREEMENTS IN FORCE

Legal citations refer to the United States Treaties and Other International Agreements Series (UST) and the Treaties and Other International Acts Series (TIAS), both published by the U.S. Department of State. In the case of agreements that have not yet been published in the UST or TIAS series, citations are to the House of Representatives Document number assigned when the agreements were transmitted to Congress for review.

AUSTRALIA

Agreement on Social Security

Signed: September 27, 2001

Effective Date: October 1, 2002

Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 107-186

 

Administrative Arrangement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security

Signed: September 27, 2001

Effective Date: October 1, 2002

Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 107-186

 

AUSTRIA
Agreement on Social Security
Signed: July 13, 1990
Effective Date: November 1, 1991
Legal Citation: TIAS 12037

Administrative Arrangement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: July 13, 1990
Effective Date: November 1, 1991
Legal Citation: TIAS 12037

Supplementary Agreement Amending the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: October 5, 1995
Effective Date: January 1, 1997
Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 104-217
BELGIUM
Agreement on Social Security, with Final Protocol
Signed: February 19, 1982
Effective Date: July 1, 1984
Legal Citation: TIAS 11175

Administrative Agreement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: November 23, 1982
Effective Date: July 1, 1984
Legal Citation: TIAS 11175

Additional Protocol to the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: November 23, 1982
Effective Date: July 1, 1984
Legal Citation: TIAS 11175
CANADA
Agreement with Respect to Social Security
Signed: March 11, 1981
Effective Date: August 1, 1984
Legal Citation: TIAS 10863

Administrative Arrangement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: May 22, 1981
Effective Date: August 1, 1984
Legal Citation: TIAS 10863

Supplementary Agreement Amending the Agreement with Respect to Social Security
Signed: May 10, 1983
Effective Date: August 1, 1984
Legal Citation: TIAS 10863

Understanding and Administrative Arrangement with the Government of Quebec
Signed: March 30, 1983
Effective Date: August 1, 1984
Legal Citation: TIAS 10863

Second Supplementary Agreement Amending the Agreement with Respect to Social Security
Signed: May 28, 1996
Effective Date: October 1, 1997
Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 105-49
CHILE
Agreement on Social Security
Signed: February 16, 2000
Effective Date: December 1, 2001
Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 106-244

Administrative Arrangement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: February 16, 2000
Effective Date: December 1, 2001
Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 106-244
FINLAND
Agreement on Social Security
Signed: June 3, 1991
Effective Date: November 1, 1992
Legal Citation: TIAS 12105

Administrative Arrangement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: June 3, 1991
Effective Date: November 1, 1992
Legal Citation: TIAS 12105
FRANCE
Agreement on Social Security
Signed: March 2, 1987
Effective Date: July 1, 1988
Legal Citation: TIAS 12106

Administrative Arrangement Concerning the Application of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: October 21, 1987
Effective Date: July 1, 1988
Legal Citation: TIAS 12106
GERMANY
Agreement on Social Security, with Final Protocol
Signed: January 7, 1976
Effective Date: December 1, 1979
Legal Citation: 30 UST 6099, TIAS 9542

Administrative Agreement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: June 21, 1978
Effective Date: December 1, 1979
Legal Citation: 30 UST 6150, TIAS 9542

Supplementary Agreement Amending the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: October 2, 1986
Effective Date: March 1, 1988
Legal Citation: TIAS 12115

Supplementary Administrative Agreement
Signed: October 2, 1986
Effective Date: March 1, 1988
Legal Citation: TIAS 12115

Second Supplementary Agreement Amending the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: March 6, 1995
Effective Date: May 1, 1996
Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 104-123

Second Supplementary Administrative Agreement
Signed: March 6, 1995
Effective Date: May 1, 1996
Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 104-123

NOTE: The above instruments apply to the territory of the former German Democratic Republic effective October 3, 1990.
GREECE
Agreement on Social Security
Signed: June 22, 1993
Effective Date: September 1, 1994
Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 103-198

Administrative Arrangement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: June 22, 1993
Effective Date: September 1, 1994
Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 103-198
IRELAND
Agreement on Social Security
Signed: April 14, 1992
Effective Date: September 1, 1993
Legal Citation: TIAS 12117

Administrative Arrangement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: April 14, 1992
Effective Date: September 1, 1993
Legal Citation: TIAS 12117
ITALY
Agreement on the Matter of Social Security
Signed: May 23, 1973
Effective Date: November 1, 1978
Legal Citation: 29 UST 4263; TIAS 9058

Administrative Protocol for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: November 22, 1977
Effective Date: November 1, 1978
Legal Citation: 29 UST 4263; TIAS 9058

Supplementary Agreement on the Matter of Social Security
Signed: April 17, 1984
Effective Date: January 1, 1986
Legal Citation: TIAS 11173

NOTE: U.S. and Italian officials have agreed on the need to negotiate a new agreement to conform the original U.S.-Italian agreement more closely to other Social Security agreements the two countries have concluded, but no meetings have yet been scheduled.
KOREA (SOUTH)
Agreement on Social Security
Signed: March 13, 2000
Effective Date: April 1, 2001
Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 106-243

Administrative Arrangement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: March 13, 2000
Effective Date: April 1, 2001
Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 106-243
LUXEMBOURG
Agreement on Social Security
Signed: February. 12, 1992
Effective Date: November 1, 1993
Legal Citation: TIAS 12119

Administrative Arrangement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: February 12, 1992
Effective Date: November 1, 1993
Legal Citation: TIAS 12119
NETHERLANDS
Agreement on Social Security
Signed: December 8, 1987
Effective Date: November 1, 1990
Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 100-182

Administrative Arrangement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: December 8, 1987
Effective Date: November 1, 1990
Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 100-182

Protocol to the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: December 7, 1989
Effective Date: November 1, 1990
Legal Citation: State Department Archives

NOTE: A supplementary protocol to allow payment of Netherlands child allowances to beneficiaries in the United States was signed on August 30, 2001.  The protocol must still be reviewed by the national legislatures of both countries before it can enter into force.
NORWAY
Agreement on Social Security
Signed: January 13, 1983
Effective Date: July 1, 1984
Legal Citation: TIAS 10818

Administrative Agreement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: January 13, 1983
Effective Date: July 1, 1984
Legal Citation: TIAS 10818

NOTE: On November 30, 2001, U.S. and Norwegian officials signed a new agreement that will replace the original U.S.-Norwegian Agreement. The new agreement will improve Norwegian benefit rights and update and clarify several provisions in the original agreement. It is anticipated that the new agreement, which must still be reviewed by the national legislatures of both countries, will enter into force in 2003.
PORTUGAL
Agreement on Social Security
Signed: March 30, 1988
Effective Date: August 1, 1989
Legal Citation: TIAS 12121

Administrative Arrangement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: March 30, 1988
Effective Date: August 1, 1989
Legal Citation: TIAS 12121
SPAIN
Agreement on Social Security
Signed: September 30, 1986
Effective Date: April 1, 1988
Legal Citation: TIAS 12123

Administrative Arrangement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: September 30, 1986
Effective Date: April 1, 1988
Legal Citation: TIAS 12123
SWEDEN
Agreement on Social Security
Signed: May 27, 1985
Effective Date: January 1, 1987
Legal Citation: TIAS 11266

Administrative Arrangement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: May 27, 1985
Effective Date: January 1, 1987
Legal Citation: TIAS 11266
SWITZERLAND
Agreement on Social Security, with Final Protocol
Signed: July 18, 1979
Effective Date: November 1, 1980
Legal Citation: 32 UST 2165; TIAS 9830

Administrative Agreement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: December 20, 1979
Effective Date: November 1, 1980
Legal Citation: 32 UST 2165; TIAS 9830

Supplementary Agreement Amending the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: June 1, 1988
Effective Date: October 1, 1989
Legal Citation: TIAS 12126

Supplementary Administrative Agreement
Signed: June 1, 1988
Effective Date: October 1, 1989
Legal Citation: TIAS 12126
UNITED KINGDOM
Agreement on Social Security
Signed: February 13, 1984
Effective Date: January 1, 1985; provisions on Totalization benefits effective Jan. 1, 1988.
Legal Citation: TIAS 11086

Administrative Agreement for the Implementation of the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: February 13, 1984
Effective Date: January 1, 1985
Legal Citation: TIAS 11086

Supplementary Agreement Amending the Agreement on Social Security
Signed: June 6, 1996
Effective Date: September 1, 1997
Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 105-47

Supplementary Administrative Agreement
Signed: June 6, 1996
Effective Date: September 1, 1997
Legal Citation: H.R. Doc. 105-47


AGREEMENTS PENDING OR UNDER NEGOTIATION

ARGENTINA
U.S. and Argentine officials held negotiations in June 1997 in Buenos Aires.  A second meeting planned for the summer of 1998 was postponed at the Argentine officials' request and has not yet been rescheduled.
JAPAN
U.S. and Japanese officials have held two rounds of negotiations, one in November 2000 and a second during the week of February 25, 2002.  A third meeting has not yet been scheduled.