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Questions related to money set aside by the governments of various countries for payments to its citizens/permanent residents in the event of incapacitation, injury or retirement.

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How can you get a US Birth Certificate, SSN & Passport for the child of US Citizens born in Israel?

If a two married US-Israeli citizens (dual-citizenship) have a child in Israel, what do they need to do (ie: what forms do they need to fill out and bring where, in what order, etc) in order to get ...
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Will I receive Social Security outside the U.S.?

I recently retired and am receiving social security. If I move out of the U.S., will I still receive my SS checks?
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What is the process for a Dutch citizen (but non-resident) to get a NIE + Social + Residence card in Spain?

I was born in Canada and acquired Dutch citizenship (by birth) while living there. I have never resided in the EU, but have recently relocated to Spain. I have secured legitimate employment, to ...
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How can I get a copy of my Codice Fiscale card if I am an expat?

I'm trying to get a copy of my Italian Codice Fiscale (Social Security number) card, but I live in the UK. According to the Italian Consulate, I need to ask any Agenzia delle Entrate, but according ...
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How to register as unemployed (for health insurance) in case of leaving Germany?

I'm a citizen of Poland, and resident of Germany, working there. My working contract obligates me to register as unemployed in Germany as soon as my working contract expires. Am I obligated to ...
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How do French rules about social security apply to digital nomads?

I am a French citizen and I'm negotiating with my company to work as a digital nomad for the next years. This means that I would move from country to country every 3 months to 1 year. My company has ...
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What additional paperwork do I need to complete after I become a US citizen?

After I become a US citizen and I obtain my Certificate of Naturalization, are there any other processes that I need to complete? I have heard that I might need to go to the Social Security office, ...
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Moving to Sweden – social security for my wife?

I am currently applying for a job in Sweden and if I should get hired, me and my wife (both German citizens) will move there. As far as I understand, as I have a job there I can apply for a Swedish ...
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Prior SSN now on spouse visa - do I need an ITIN

About 10 years ago I worked in Orlando on a Q1 visa. I was given an SSN number at the time and my visa expired after a year, at which point I moved back to the UK. A decade on and my husband is ...
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Time between Green Card and SSN?

My wife and I are preparing to the last stage of obtaining Green Cards (filing the adjustment of status). How long would my wife wait to get her SSN? (I have mine already.)
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UK National Insurance Number

I am non UK citizen since I don't live in UK I would like to find out if my National Insurance Card is still valid I had my card in year between 1970 - 1972.
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Can a person get Social Security benefits who worked in the USA for 14 years but is an Indian citizen and reside in India?

This query is about a person who worked in the United States for about 14 years (legally) and contributed to Social Security during that time. He held a Green Card, which expired after he moved to ...
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National Insurance Number

I worked in the UK from 1976 - 1989 and am currently living in Italy. I would like to return to work and live in the UK. Is my previous NI number still valid?
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Do I need to pay Social Security in the USA for UK salary?

I know that I will have to pay tax on my UK earnings in the USA since I am a US permanent resident and live in the USA for the majority of the year. I hold British Citizenship. The question is will I ...
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How to stop paying social security in multiple countries (that have a totalization agreement, US and Japan)

I'm working for a small US company remotely from Japan. The company doesn't have a branch in Japan or anything, so American social security tax is still being deducted from my paycheck (payroll is all ...
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What is the point of removing the "Valid to Work Only with DHS Authorization" legend from the social security card after getting the green card?

I have read on many websites that after receiving the green card in the United States, it is advised/required to replace the social security card in order to remove the "Valid to Work Only with DHS ...
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How to deposit US social security in Japanese bank

How do I deposit US social security and pension directly to Japanese bank without an American bank?
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Replacement American SS Number with no American ID?

I am in the process of renouncing my American citizenship.Born in USA but came to Europe at age 18 & have lived here for 50 years. For renunciation to go through I have to file 5 yrs back tax. To ...
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What is needed and how much does it cost to get the tarjeta de la seguridad social in Spain?

When a Non-Spanish citizen (but from EU), who is empadronado (resident) in Spain, what does he/she need to do and to pay, if he/she wants a tarjeta de la seguridad social (social security card)? Same ...
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Does the US Social Security Administration need to see IRS returns for the 3 years previous before approving benefits?

I have been living in Guatemala for almost 30 years and am now about to claim SS. I checked on-line and I have sufficient credits. My local embassy is less than helpful (not to mention rude) and they ...
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Missing Social Security Number for newborn child. Can I still receive Child Tax credit?

My wife and I are US citizens living in the United Kingdom, and we welcomed a baby girl in late December 2018. I am working on my US taxes now (due June 15th for those residing abroad). Since this is ...
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If I'm a US citizen and my parents just became US citizens, can they get social security?

I'm an US citizen for over ten years now and my parents just became citizens, what do they need to do to get social security benefit? P.S.: "they have their tax ids for 9y" Any information is ...
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Registering US Birth Abroad - CRBA / SSN / Passport lock

I'm a US Citizen, currently in Romania, and I'd like to register my child's birth abroad and get her SSN and US Passport. The US Embassy in Romania says that you can apply for the CRBA and US ...
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Is a Social Security number required to apply for a USA child passport?

Can one be applied for without getting an SSN?
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How to obtain a Numéro de Sécurité Sociale in France fully online with a Passport Talent

The procedure to obtain a French Social Security number online is confusing, also called Numéro de Sécurité Sociale or RNIPP sometimes even called NIR number. This number is required to obtain a Carte ...
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Working remotely for a company in another country (EU, Switzerland or Norway) while staying in my country (France)

I'm a French citizen living and working in France. I've been doing mostly remote work since March (due to covid-19) and I'm potentially looking for another job, I've seen a couple job offers for 100% ...
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Is a social security number required for a passport for an adult?

I was born in the USA and at the age of 2 I moved to Mexico City where I lived here all my life. Now I want to have my US citizen passport but don't have the SSN. Do I need to get this Social ...
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When are social security contributions paid in France?

I need to register for French social security (CMU de base) for the first time. I don't fall under the employer, self-employed or student schemes. I do have income, though, so it will cost me and the ...
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Reclaiming Social Security Money from EU when relocating?

As an Indian national residing in Spain for 6 years, I have been paying a lot towards Social Security (health, unemployment & pension). Now am deciding to resettle in India forgoing any future ...
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Can I live in France and pay social security in Luxembourg?

I am Luxembourgish freelancer and I'm working at home as a programmer.I'd like to go live in France (Lorraine) where accommodation is much cheaper than here. So I am wondering: Can I continue ...
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If I abandon my Green Card, can I still claim Social Security?

We lived in the US (H-1B and then Green Card) for long enough that I've qualified for Social Security payments (40 quarters), but had moved back to Australia intending it to be a short trip, but have ...
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Gerburtsname is ******** on Social Security Card

I and my wife recently immigrated to Germany. We recently received our social security cards from the Deutsche Rentenversicherung. While filling all relevant forms, I had left "Geburtsname" ...
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Remote working in Norway

Situation I'm currently contracting under an umbrella company in an EU country and am considering moving to Norway for an as-of-yet still unknown amount of time but likely between 6-12 months. I ...
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French Mutuelle when both spouses are working

Uptil now my wife was not working and she and my son are on my mutuelle (I work in the private sector). However, when she starts working in the private sector will she necessarily be dropped from my ...
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What is the next Step after applying for a CRBA --

I am trying to figure out what is the next step after getting completed with the CRBA for my daughter that was born abroad. She was provided an American passport and currently resides in the United ...
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How to apply for an SSN after I-94 Expiry

On Nov 29, 2018, I came to USA with an H-1B visa valid till December 31, 2018. My I-94 has the same validity as well. I filed an extension On December 21, 2018. Kindly clarify the below question. Can ...
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Retrieve my social security number from a long time ago [closed]

I don't have or remember my social security number, which I got in 1979. I want to find my number, since I am in the country with no visa. What can I do?
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Tax treaty USA-Italy: scholar/teacher (art. 20) tax exemptions and implications

Suppose I entered US in year x month y with J1 visa, as a scholar/postdoctoral researcher. My question regards my status during year x+2: assuming that I also stay in US during full year x+2, is it ...
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Social Security in France and access to medical services for cross border worker with Germany

I am living in Germany and work in France and have to cross the border each day. It’s been like this for a while and I’ve never had problems. But I have received notifications from my doctors that I ...
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How did non-US citizens with old birth certificate for minor US child renew passports after 2011?

In April 2011, only birth certificates with both parents name were accepted for passport applications. How would non-US citizens living out of US, renew passport of the minor US child, if they did not ...
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Will I receive my SSN automatically by mail?

I arrived in the US on July 5th 2020 on an F4 visa. I assume that I don’t have to apply for a Social Security number, considering I have asked to be issued one on the DS-260. If that is indeed the ...
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How to get my full pension (AHV, BVG) as a Swiss citizen living abroad?

I am a Swiss citizen living and working in the UK after working in Singapore. I want to move back to Switzerland in some years and wonder what I have to do to still get my full pension there when I ...
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Compare welfare in Sweden vs Denmark [closed]

Where can I find a detailed and up to date comparison of the welfare system in Sweden and Denmark. I am looking for the differences between each of the countries and trying to find which country ...
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Get EHIC after I lived outside the EU my whole life

My parents are European and they got me Hungarian citizenship. They migrated to a non-EU country several years before I was born. Since 3 months ago I'm living in France. I think that here paying ...
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IMSS mandatory when working remotely from Mexico for a foreign company?

If I am employed (as a regular employee, not as a contractor) by a German, or generally by a foreign company, which does not have a subsidiary in Mexico, and work for them remotely while living in ...
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France: how to calculate total tax burden (including social security) [closed]

Say I got a job in France with a salary of 43,000 euro per year, and I am a citizen of another EU country. What will my total tax burden be? I know I can calculate my income tax using a table like ...
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Do I need a new SSN after changing visa types?

I've been living and working in the US on a J-1 visa for the last year. I've just entered the US on my new H1-B visa and will start work on October 1st. Do I need to get a new SSN, or can I use the ...
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Wrong Name in Social Secrity Card

I am new immigrant and I received my car with an error in the name. what to do ?
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Useing Medicare benefits while living abroad

Is it possible to keep and use Medicare benefits while living abroad in the Philippines? I'm permanently disabled and collecting Social Security.
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Renewing a social security card: when is the birth certificate not compulsory?

I am renewing a social security card in order to remove the "Valid to Work Only with DHS Authorization" legend. I read in the application for a Social Security Card form, Form SS-5, dated (08-2011) ...
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