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