Go Direct®can only be used if you currently receive your Federal benefit payments by check and you want to begin receiving your benefits by Direct Deposit instead.If you are already receiving your Federal benefit payment by Direct Deposit, and would like to have your payments sent to a new or different account, you should call the Federal agency that pays your benefits.
You may click on the agency listed below or scroll down for more information.
For all other types of federal benefit payments, please contact the respective paying agency directly for information about changing your direct deposit.
Recipients who are already receiving Social Security and or Supplemental Security Income benefits through direct deposit may change their account or bank information by calling1 (800) SSA-1213 (1-800-772-1213).
Representatives are available between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you have a touch-tone phone, recorded information and services are available 24 hours a day, including weekends and holidays. People who are deaf or hard of hearing may call SSA toll-free TTY number,1 (800) 325-0778, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Monday through Friday. Please have your Social Security number available when you call.
The Social Security Administration provides a secure Web environment where you may change your direct deposit information. Through their site, you may change your current direct deposit to another account or financial institution. To utilize this service, you must establish a password at the Social Security site. Or you can visit theSocial Security site.
A toll-free number has been designated for each of the nine Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation district offices. Visit theDepartment of Labor web site. For a list of district offices and their phone numbers.
Recipients who are already receiving Veterans Compensation, Pension and Education benefits through direct deposit may change their account information by calling 1 (877) 838-2778, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. Central Time or contact them online at Department of Veterans Affairs web site. Please be prepared to provide your current and new financial institution's 9 digit routing number, your new account number and type of account (checking or savings).
Retirees, annuitants, and survivor annuitants already receiving benefits may change their direct deposit information by calling1 (888) 767-6738.
Recipients who already receive Railroad Retirement (RRB) benefits through direct deposit may change their account information by calling the Railroad Retirement Board office at1 (877) 772-5772.
Military Retirees and Annuitants may change their account information by calling DFAS/Military Customer Service at1 (800) 321-1080Former spouses may change their account information by calling 1 (888) 332-7411 or visiting their website at:Defense Finance and Accounting Service Site.
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SSA recipients check here to denote this is an international address if you live outside of the U.S., Puerto Rico, or a U.S. Territory.
NOTICE: Go Direct can only enroll payments with International addresses for recipients of Social Security benefits. If you receive any other benefit payment type and reside internationally, or do not have an account with a U.S. bank or credit union, you may not enroll online through Go Direct. For more information on how to complete your international enrollment please click here. More information...
If you live outside the United States but do not have an account with a U.S. bank or credit union you may write the Social Security Administration at: Social Security Administration Office of International Operations P.O. Box 17775 Baltimore, Maryland 21235-7775 for more information on international payment options. Or visit them online at:
If you live outside the United States and want to sign up for direct deposit please contact the VA at: http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/foreign/forfaq.htm
Retirees, annuitants, and survivor annuitants already receiving benefits, but living outside the United States that want to sign up for direct deposit please contact the Office of Personnel Management (Civil Service) by calling1 (888) 767-6738.
Recipients already receiving Railroad Retirement (RRB) benefits, but living outside the United States that want to sign up for direct deposit please contact the nearest Railroad Retirement Board office or call the Railroad Retirement Board at 1-877-772-5772. For instructions on International Direct Deposits visit RRB online at:
A toll-free number has been designated for each of the nine Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation district offices. Visit the Department of Labor web site. For a list of district offices and their phone numbers.
Check this option if you represent a corporation which is acting as a representative payee.
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You will be required to fill out each of the fields on the form unless it is noted as optional
If you enter an invalid value or option the form will alert you of the mistake
Errors will then be displayed in the Error Panel at the top of each section
By clicking the error in the panel, you will be taken to the specific error on the page
If you wish to CLEAR the entire form select reset
When you have completed the form and read the acknowledgement agreement select Confirm and Agree