SSA logo: link to Social Security Online home1848. What are the restricted countries?

The U.S. Treasury Department regulations prohibit sending payments to you or to anyone on your behalf if you are in the following countries:

Cuba

North Korea

Social Security restrictions prohibit sending payments to you or to anyone on your behalf if you are in the following countries unless you meet an exception for certain eligible beneficiaries:

Azerbaijan

Belarus

Georgia

Kazakhstan

Kyrgyszstan

Moldova

Tajikistan

Turkmenistan

Ukraine

Uzbekistan

Vietnam

Last Revised: Dec. 3, 2012