When adding, changing, or canceling direct deposit, verify that the correct mailing
address is on the SSR. Correct the address if necessary. Tell the beneficiary to notify
SSA if the address changes, whether or not the direct deposit information changes.
The procedure for direct deposit of benefits in a financial institution in the U.S.
requires the beneficiary to submit a properly executed direct deposit authorization
Form SF-1199-A or equivalent information received by mail, phone, or fax.
A title VIII beneficiary living in a country where SSA does not have International
Direct Deposit, may complete a power of attorney (FMS 233) to have checks mailed to
a financial institution outside the U.S. In this case, the financial institution address
will be displayed in the mailing address field on the SSR. Since the residence address
field will be used to house information concerning CPS jurisdiction, the only field
available for the beneficiary's residence address is the remarks field.