This section describes how to code bank data for direct deposit of Title II benefits
to a bank in Norway. The bank data will be stored on the MBR in the same fields as
are used for U.S. direct deposit. Special coding identifies the data as Norwegian
direct deposit and allows benefit payments to be routed through the Federal Reserve
Bank of Kansas City (FRBKC) and the processor bank in Norway to the beneficiary's
The data for coding may come from a signup form for Norway (see GN 02402.305F.) or from the equivalent information received by mail, phone, fax, or E-mail.
NOTE: U.S. domestic (i.e., non-border) field offices (FOs) should not attempt to process
an IDD request for this country. U.S. domestic FOs must forward all appropriate information
to the Office of Earnings and International Operations, Division of International
Operations (OEIO, DIO) for processing (For more information on forwarding IDD information,
see GN 02402.205C, GN 01010.255, and GN 01702.310C.