Your Payments While You Are Outside The United States

Country List 1

If you are a U.S. citizen, you may receive your Social Security payments outside the U.S. as long as you are eligible for them.

However, there are certain countries to which we are not allowed to send payments.

If you are a citizen of one of the countries listed below, your Social Security payments will keep coming no matter how long you stay outside the U.S., as long as you are eligible for the payments.

Austria Hungary Poland
Belgium Ireland Portugal
Canada Israel Slovak Republic
Chile Italy Spain
Czech Republic Japan Sweden
Finland Korea (South) Switzerland
France Luxembourg United Kingdom
Germany Netherlands  
Greece Norway