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Im 43 Paid into SS for 23years im moving to COsta RIca can I

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Im 43 Paid into SS for 23years im moving to COsta RIca can I get a one time payment?
JA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: Im 43years old. IM retiring and moving to Costa Rica. Can I get a one time payment from the government? BTW im a US citizen
JA: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?
Customer: That's it
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Arthur Rubin replied 5 months ago.

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The answer is no. You can still apply for Social Security when you reach age 62, if you have 40 quarters of coverage, but there is no basis for a payment until then.

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