We could not process the appointed representative forms you submitted for [INSERT:
Claimant’s Name] because [INSERT: Claimant’s Name] does not have a matter pending
before us, or did not have a matter pending before us at the time we received your
If your client intends to file a claim for benefits, an appeal or other matter, or
you submitted an iClaim on their behalf, please re-submit your documents once this
matter is filed.
Please resubmit your appointment forms after your client files a matter, such as a
claim for benefits with us. If you submitted an iClaim on your client’s behalf, please
resubmit your appointment forms after the iClaim has been properly signed.
Suspect Social Security Fraud?
Please visit http://oig.ssa.gov/r or call the Inspector General's Fraud Hotline at
1-800-269-0271 (TTY 1-866-501-2101).
If You Have Questions
We invite you to visit our website at www.socialsecurity.gov to find general information
about Social Security. If you have any specific questions, you may call us toll-free
at 1-800-772-1213, or call your local Social Security office at 866-331-2307. We can
answer most questions over the phone. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you may
call our TTY number, 1-800-325-0778. You can also write or visit any Social Security
office. The office that serves your area is located at:
CITY, STATE ZIP
If you do call or visit an office, please have this letter with you. It will help
us answer your questions. Also, if you plan to visit an office, you may call ahead
to make an appointment.
This will help us serve you more quickly when you arrive at the office.