We require Form SSA-871 only if the Disability Determination Service (DDS) purchased and upgraded EDP equipment or purchased other equipment during the quarter reported.
Submit copies as follows:
the original (with signature) will be sent to the Regional Office--the Regional Office will set the due date for their states, and
the Regional Office will review and approve the original (with signature) and send to the SSA Central Office no later than the 5th day of the next month after the close of the quarter
Contact the Regional Office for the correct email address.