TN 5 (03-12)
Complete for all claimants.
Indicate that the claimant must receive payment by direct deposit and discuss its
advantages as stated in GN 02402.005G.
Routing transit number (RTN),
The type of account "C" (checking) or "S" (savings), and
Depositor account number (DAN).
Do not enter the name and address of the financial institution because the RTN is
Follow this procedure:
If the claimant does not have a bank account, discuss the Direct Express® debit card
and its advantages as stated in GN 02402.007.
If the claimant does not agree to electronic payment, tell the claimant, “We will
temporarily pay you by check and Treasury will contact you at a later time to discuss
how you will receive your benefit payments in the future.”
Mark either the "No Account" block or the "Enroll in Direct Express" block.
Explain that the claimant must promptly report any change in residence or mailing
address to a Social Security office
GN 02402.005 Direct Deposit Information for All Types of Interviews
MSOM MSSICS 008.005 Mailing/Payment Address (ADDR)