TN 40 (05-12)

GN 00301.200 Enlisting the Help of Others

Procedure for enlisting the help of others

For those in need of help beyond the preparation of forms and letters, take the following action:

  • Contact relatives, employers, or others to obtain evidence or to enlist their help in obtaining evidence for the claimant, or go directly to sources of evidence.

  • If the claimant gives written consent for disclosure, you may make such contacts. There is an exception if the contact is with a third party who has (or may have) the needed evidence; see GN 03910.020B.

To Link to this section - Use this URL:
GN 00301.200 - Enlisting the Help of Others - 05/04/2004
Batch run: 12/02/2020