Your Payments While You Are Outside The United States

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Your payments will continue even if you have been outside the U.S. for more than six full calendar months, if you are a citizen of one of the countries listed below, and the worker on whose record your benefits are based lived in the U.S. for at least 10 years or earned at least 40 credits under the U.S. Social Security system. If you are receiving benefits as a dependent or survivor, there are additional requirements you have to meet.

Afghanistan Honduras Senegal
Bangladesh India Sierra Leone
Bhutan Indonesia Singapore
Botswana Kenya Solomon Islands
Burma Laos Somalia
Burundi    Lebanon South Africa
Cabo Verde Lesotho South Sudan
Cameroon Liberia Sri Lanka
Central African Rep. Madagascar   Sudan
Chad Malawi Swaziland
China Malaysia Taiwan
Congo, Rep. of Mali Tanzania
Eritrea Mauritania Thailand
Ethiopia Mauritius Togo
Fiji Morocco Tonga
Gambia Nepal Tunisia
Ghana Nigeria Uganda
Haiti Pakistan Yemen