If the claimant notifies the DDS that he or she would like to withdraw an application,
determine if the claimant in fact wants to withdraw an application, or if the claimant
does not want to pursue a claim. If the claimant does not wish to pursue the claim,
If the claimant wants to withdraw an application, notify the claimant that he or she
must submit a written request to the FO for approval. Continue processing the claim
until the FO notifies the DDS of the approved withdrawal request.
After receiving notification from the FO of the approved withdrawal request, take
the actions shown in DI 23015.001B.1. in this section.