If you were over 90 years of age by May 1, 2011 and you currently receive your payments by mail, you will be extended an automatic waiver from the Treasury requirement. You do not have to do anything. You will automatically continue to receive your payments by check. Similarly, we have extended automatic waivers to all our beneficiaries living abroad and all our beneficiaries who have a mental impairment.
Otherwise, if you want to contiue receiving paper checks, you must apply for a waiver. Please be advised that you can only qualify for a waiver if you meet one of the following conditions: