You Did Not Get Your February 2018 Payment?

Your benefits have been suspended because we did not timely receive your Foreign Enforcement Questionnaire.

In order to reinstate the benefits you must take the following actions:

  • Complete the SSA-7162 form (Pdf-157Kb) if: you receive payments in your own name.
  • Complete the SSA-7161 form (Pdf-484Kb) if: you receive payments through a representative payee.
  • Please make sure to:
    • include your social security number;
    • sign; and
    • date the form

Where to send the completed form:

Email a scanned pdf copy of the completed form to using as subject: FEQ-country where you live-last name of the worker’s record under which you receive benefits (sample: FEQ-Colombia-Perez)

OR FAX it to 506-2291-1032.

Then, mail the original completed and signed form to:

Social Security Administration
Wilkes Barre Data Operations Center
Attention: FEQ Analyst, FEQ Forms 7161-7162
1150 E. Mountain Dr.
Room 341
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702-7997

We will reinstate your benefits within 5 to 10 business days from receiving your e-mail or fax.