You Did Not Get Your February 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-59Kb) if: you receive payments in your own name.
  • Complete the SSA-7161 form (Pdf-74Kb) if: you receive payments through a representative payee.
  • Please make sure to include:
      • Social Security Number;
      • Signature (Note: we cannot accept digital or electronic signatures)
      • Date

You will need to send the original document (no copies) physically to one of the following addresses:

Apartado Postal 920
Pavas 1200 10109
San Jose, Costa Rica

Unidad de beneficios federales
Avenida 0 calle 120
Pavas, San José
Costa Rica

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 cannot accept the forms electronically and are unable to reinstate your benefits if you send this form to us via email.