Methods of Payment in Hungary

Residents of Hungary can have benefits paid by one of the following methods:

  • Direct deposit to your U.S. bank account (individual or joint). To sign up for domestic direct deposit please fill out the SF-1199A (PDF 221KB) form and send it to us.
  • Direct deposit to your individual US dollar account in the OTP Bank in Hungary. As these payments are made via American banking system, their accurate and timely delivery is assured, however a bank fee may apply. If you wish to receive your benefits this way, please send us the completed SF-1199-CDD form (PDF 130KB).
  • Standard direct deposit to your dollar account in any bank in Hungary (individual or joint). This method of payment is free of charge. If you wish to sign up for this type of direct deposit, please complete form SSA-1199-HU OP1 (PDF 37KB) and send it to us.