Updated - A Caseworker's Guide to Processing Cases with Canada
DATE: April 16, 2013
TO: State Agencies Administering Child Support Enforcement Plans under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act and Other Interested Parties
SUBJECT: Updated - A Caseworker’s Guide to Processing Cases with Canada
The federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) develops Caseworker’s Guides intended to assist with implementation of federal-level international child support agreements. OCSE issued earlier versions of A Caseworker’s Guide to Processing Cases with Canada on July 21, 2005 (IM-05-08) and September 8, 2011 (IM-11-01). With this Information Memorandum, OCSE provides an updated version of the Guide, which includes policy and other information for Prince Edward Island, the most recent Canadian province to implement a child support agreement with the U.S.
The attached Caseworker’s Guide to Processing Cases with Canada contains the following information:
- Part A – Federal-level Reciprocity Agreements between the U.S. and Canadian Provinces and Territories
- Part B - Outgoing Child Support Packages from the U.S. to Canada (including Forms Charts)
- Part C - Incoming Child Support Packages from Canada to the U.S. (including Forms Charts)
- Part D - Policy
INQUIRIES: Please contact your OCSE Regional Office or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Office of Child Support Enforcement
cc: Tribal IV-D Directors