TN 5 (03-12)

SI 00604.031 Presence in the U.S.: Question 16

A. Introduction

Question 16 helps determine whether a claimant meets the presence in the United States provision of the Social Security Act throughout the 30 consecutive days prior to the filing date.

B. When to complete question 16

Complete 16(a) for all claimants. Complete (b) only if (a) is answered "YES". Otherwise, follow the "Go To" instructions.

C. References

  • SI 00501.410 Ineligibility Due to Absence from the United States/Developing Presence

  • MSOM MSSICS 008.013 Residency/Presence in U.S. (ARES)


To Link to this section - Use this URL:
http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0500604031
SI 00604.031 - Presence in the U.S.: Question 16 - 03/28/2012
Batch run: 03/28/2012
Rev:03/28/2012