BASIC (09-15)

NL 10608.135 What are the Standards for the Notice Signature?

Place the signature and title of an appropriate SSA official at the end of the notice text, before any enclosure information.

For Spanish notices, translate titles only. Do not translate names.

Type of Notice

Title in English

Título en Español

Completely automated award notices

Commissioner

Comisionado/Comisionada

Automated earnings adjustment increase notices

Commissioner

Comisionado/Comisionada

Cost–of–living increase notices

Commissioner

Comisionado/Comisionada

Automated notices produced by Field Offices

Regional Commissioner

Comisionado Regional/ Comisionada Regional

Notices produced by program service center

Assistant Regional Commissioner, Processing Center Operations

Comisionado Regional Asistente para Operaciones del Centro de Procesamiento/ Comisionada Regional Asistente para Operaciones del Centro de Procesamiento

Foreign notices prepared in the Office of Central Operations (OCO)
or
Disability notices prepared in OCO

Director of Disability and International Operations

Director de Operaciones del Programa de Incapacidad y de Operaciones Internacionales/
Directora de Operaciones del Programa de Incapacidad y de Operaciones Internacionales

Disability determination notices prepared in field office (FO)

Regional Commissioner

Comisionado Regional/
Comisionada Regional

Other notices produced in FO

FO Manager

Gerente de Distrito

Notices produced by State Disability Determination Services (DDS)

Regional Commissioner

Comisionado Regional/
Comisionada Regional

Notices produced by Federal DDS

Associate Commissioner for Disability

Comisionado Asistente del Programa de Incapacidad/
Comisionada Asistente del Programa de Incapacidad

Notices produced in Office of Central Records Operations (OCRO)

Director, OCRO

Director de la Oficina de Operaciones de Archivos Centrales/
Director