TN 1 (10-99)

RM 01351.004 Inquiries from (or on Behalf of) Residents of Foreign Countries

The information in this section is not applicable while mailing of the Social Security Statement is suspended. See information on accessing earnings information using the MySocialSecurity web portal in OA 00205.010.

A. Procedure - Residents of Foreign Countries

Requests handled under the following instructions include inquiries that contain technical question(s) concerning eligibility for benefits or employment as affected by residency in a foreign country.

Forward requests of this nature to DIO under cover of Form SSA-2523. Check box B.5.

NOTE: American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are possessions of the United States.

B. Procedure - Earnings Statement Requested

Earnings statement is also requested; take the following actions:

  • Enter “DIO” in red on top of the request.

  • Place the “RT” or “SR” code in the special indicator block and sort for data entry.


To Link to this section - Use this URL:
http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0101351004
RM 01351.004 - Inquiries from (or on Behalf of) Residents of Foreign Countries - 05/01/2013
Batch run: 05/01/2013
Rev:05/01/2013