Title VIII payments are issued in dollars and cents. However, if the benefit computation
yields a monthly payment amount of more than zero but less than one dollar, the payment
is increased to one dollar.
Initially, the title VIII benefit checks will bear the legend — “SSI for (current
month).” Beginning in October or earlier if possible, the recurring and supplemental
checks will be marked “Title VIII for (current month).” Daily payments will be marked
U.S. government checks, including title II benefits for recipients living at foreign
addresses are sent to the Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) in Manila in bulk each month.
For title VIII recipients who reside in the Philippines, checks will be sent to the
FBU in Manila. The FBU is responsible for releasing the checks to the Philippine postal