The following components generally send CDR cases to the DDS in the State where the
Office of International Operations (OIO)
Program Service Center (PSC)
If the claimant moves to another State or to a foreign country, the DDS that received
the case from SSA transfers the case to the DDS in the State where the claimant now
resides, or to the OIO, if the claimant moves to a foreign country. If a beneficiary
receives benefits under a primary number holder (NH) who has a foreign address, the
OIO has jurisdiction.
To transfer a case:
Certified electronic folder (CEF) – see Electronic Case Routing Before Final Determination
Modular disability folder (MDF) – see Disability Determination Services (DDS) and
Social Security Administration (SSA) Jurisdictions – Claimant Moves DI 20101.035B.3.
For instructions on transfers due to a claimant moving within or outside of the U.S.,
see Social Security Administration (SSA) Jurisdiction According to Geographic Location
For jurisdiction instructions on DQB returns case to DDS and the claimant moves, see
NOTE: If a cessation is being considered for an individual who received aid for at least
one month prior to 07/73 (non-rollback conversion case), the State whose plan applies
takes jurisdiction of the case for the final cessation decision.