Benefits for Retired Cuban Nationals
Important information about Federal Retirement Benefits for retired Cuban nationals who worked at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo, Cuba.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has created a Cuba Inquiry desk to assist retired Cuban nationals who worked at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo.
For questions about retirement benefits, please contact OPM directly at the following address:
Office of Personnel Management
IDesk, Room 4416
1900 E St NW
Washington, DC 20415
OPM can also be contacted by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Always include your OPM claim number that begins with either CSA or CSF for fastest service.
OPM can assist you with:
Problems with your retirement payments
Answering general and specific questions about your retirement benefits
Changing your address to receive correspondence from OPM
Changing your bank account information to receive payments
Reporting the death of a spouse
Reporting the death of a retiree receiving US retirement benefits
Here are links to forms you may need:
OPM-1496 (PDF 497KB) Application for Deferred Retirement for former employees who separated from service before October 1, 1956.
OPM-1496a (PDF 964KB) Application for Deferred Retirement for former employees who separated from service on or after October 1, 1956.
SF-2800 (PDF 251KB) Application for Death Benefits: For use by persons applying for benefits which may be payable under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) because of the death of an employee, former employee, or retiree who was covered by CSRS at the time of his/her death or separation from Federal service.
SF-2800-1 (PDF 148KB) Applying for Death Benefits under the Civil Service Retirement System: Information for persons applying for death benefits.
The OPM website has information about retirement benefits, tools for managing your annuity, contact information, and retirement forms.
Please do not contact the U.S. Interests Section for additional information. USINT will only refer you to OPM.
All downloadable documents on this page are provided in PDF format. To view PDFs you must have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader. You may download a free version by clicking the link above.