TN 13 (06-96)

GN 00301.185 Helping Claimants Obtain Evidence

A. Procedure

1. FO assistance

  • Prepare special form letters addressed to the custodian of the records (see GN 00301.195);

  • Enlist the help of third parties (see GN 00301.200);

  • Request the help of other FO's (see GN 00301.205).

2. Claimant authorization

Have claimant sign Form SSA-8510 (Authorization for the Social Security Administration to Obtain Personal Information) to enable SSA to obtain evidence /information on the claimant's behalf.

B. Reference

Additional information on Form SSA-8510, SI 00601.100.


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GN 00301.185 - Helping Claimants Obtain Evidence - 01/24/2014
Batch run: 01/24/2014
Rev:01/24/2014