A valid request for withdrawal must meet the requirements listed in Processing T2
Disability Withdrawals (WD) in the PC GN 00206.005A.
Every withdrawal request must be sufficiently documented. It is the individual’s own
personal decision to file a withdrawal.
After review of the withdrawal request, write “Approved,” if acceptable, or “Disapproved,”
if unacceptable at the bottom of the request. Also, enter the current date, your signature
and section number.
If the case is electronic, print the withdrawal request, write “Approved” or “Disapproved”
as indicated above, and fax the annotated document into the “Orange Section” of the
When the request for withdrawal is not on Form SSA-521 (Request for Withdrawal of
Application), write “Withdrawal” in red at the top of the request.
In situations where the request for withdrawal does not meet the requirements shown
in GN 00206.005A, fax the request to the FO and send a Modernized Development Worksheet (MDW) message;
explaining the reason for return, and refer to GN 00206.014.