Complete only the items that apply. For items that do not apply, enter N/A (not applicable);
do not leave these spaces blank.
a. FO code
Check the box next to the FO code and enter the code as follows:
Enter the servicing FO code.
If the individual files a request for reconsideration at a location that is not the
individual's servicing FO, look up the servicing FO code using the Detailed Office/Organization
Resource System (DOORS), and enter it on the SSA-789. For additional information on
DOORS, see MS 01301.002 Detailed Office/Organization Resource System (DOORSMAINMENU)
Enter the International Program Service Center (INTPSC) code as the FO code for foreign
b. Benefit continuation
Check the box next to, ‘Benefit Continuation,’ if the individual's benefit payments
c. Foreign language notices
Check the box next to, ‘Foreign Language Notice,’ if the individual or applicant meets
the criteria for receiving this notice (for example, only speaks Spanish). Notate
the desired language in the designated space.