Advance Designation of Representative Payee

OMB 0960-0814

OMB 0960-0814

On April 13, 2018, the President signed into law The Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018, also known as Pub.L.115-165. Section 201 of the law allows SSA beneficiaries and applicants under Title II, Title VIII and Title XVI, of the Act to designate individuals to serve as a representative payee should the need arise in the future. Section 201(j)(2) of the Act provides the requirements for selecting a qualified representative payee. SSA only offers the option to advance designate to capable adults and emancipated minors. Beneficiaries who have an assigned representative payee, or have a representative application in process, cannot advance designate. Form SSA-4547, Advance Designation of Representative Payee, allows beneficiaries or applicants the option to designate individuals in order of priority, to serve as a representative. Beneficiaries or applicants can update or change the advance designee order of priority at any time. SSA uses the information on Form SSA-4547 to select a qualified representative payee in order of priority. If the selected representative payee is unable or unwilling to serve, or meet SSA requirements. SSA will select another representative payee to serve in the beneficiaries and applicants best interest. SSA will notify beneficiaries annually of the individuals they chose in advance to be their representative payee. The respondents are SSA beneficiaries and claimants who want to choose an advance designate representative.

The latest form for Advance Designation of Representative Payee expires 2023-02-28 and can be found here.

OMB Details

Advance Designation of Representative Payee (SSA-4547 )

Federal Enterprise Architecture: Income Security - General Retirement and Disability

Form SSA-4547Advance Designation of Representative PayeePaper OnlyForm

Review document collections for all forms, instructions, and supporting documents - including paper/printable forms.

© 2024 | Privacy Policy