We are writing to tell you that before we can make a decision about your written request
for Social Security benefits, you must file an application.
What To Do Next
||You should get in touch with us right away because the date you file an application
can make a difference in the amount of benefits we can pay.
||If you file the application within 6 months of the date of this letter, we will use
(1) , the date of the written request, as the filing date.
||Call or visit any Social Security office. We will help you fill out the application
for Social Security benefits.
What Will Happen
||If you file an application, we will review the case and make a decision. If you do
not agree with what we decide, you will be able to appeal the decision.
If You Have Any Questions