- Social Security Administration (for SS and SSI): (800) 772-1213
- Department of Veterans Affairs – for general information: (800) 827-1000 (Click here to review additional options available to our Veterans)
- Railroad Retirement Board: (877) 772-5772
- Department of Labor (black lung): (800) 347-2503
- Defense Finance and Accounting Service: (800) 321-1080
- Office of Personnel Management (Civil Service): (888)767-6738;Washington, DC area only: (202) 606-0500
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): (800) 621-3362
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Social Security recipients:
If you live outside the United States but do not have an account with a U.S. bank or credit union you may write the Social Security Administration at: Social Security Administration Office of International Operations P.O. Box 17775 Baltimore, Maryland 21235-7775 for more information on international payment options. Or visit them online at:
Veterans Compensation and Pension recipients:
If you live outside the United States and want to sign up for direct deposit please contact the VA at: http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/foreign/forfaq.htm
Office of Personnel Management (Civil Service) benefit recipients:
Retirees, annuitants, and survivor annuitants already receiving benefits, but living outside the United States that want to sign up for direct deposit please contact the Office of Personnel Management (Civil Service) by calling1 (888) 767-6738.
Railroad Retirement Board:
Recipients already receiving Railroad Retirement (RRB) benefits, but living outside the United States that want to sign up for direct deposit please contact the nearest Railroad Retirement Board office or call the Railroad Retirement Board at 1-877-772-5772. For instructions on International Direct Deposits visit RRB online at:
Department of Labor benefit recipients:
A toll-free number has been designated for each of the nine Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation district offices. Visit the Department of Labor web site. For a list of district offices and their phone numbers.
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