Review your paper Forms W-2, especially Copy A, to ensure that they print accurately prior to mailing them to Social Security's Wilkes-Barre Data Operations Center.

Form W-2/W-3 Instructions

Form W-2c/W-3c Instructions

Social Security accepts laser printed Forms W-2/W-3 as well as the standard red drop-out ink forms. Both the laser forms and the red drop-out ink forms must comply with Internal Revenue Service's Publication 1141 and require pre-approval from Social Security.

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Publication 1141, General Rules and Specifications for Substitute Forms W-2 and W-3
Laser Printed Forms
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Where to File Paper W-2/W-2cs

Select the appropriate mailing address depending on the type of W-2 and the carrier you choose (e.g., U.S. Postal Service or a private carrier such as FedEx or UPS).

PAPER W-2/W-3
  U. S. Postal Service
Social Security Administration
Data Operations Center
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18769-0001

(for Certified Mail Use ZIP code 18769-0002)

Private Delivery Service (FedEx, UPS, etc.)
Social Security Administration
Data Operations Center
Attn: W-2 Process
1150 E. Mountain Drive
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-7997

                      

PAPER W-2c
(Correction Forms)
  U.S. Postal Service
Social Security Administration
Data Operations Center
P.O. Box 3333
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18767-3333


Private Delivery Service (FedEx, UPS, etc.) and Certified
Social Security Administration
Data Operations Center
Attn: W-2c Process
1150 E. Mountain Drive
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-7997