20 CFR 416.1411 - Good cause for missing the deadline to request review.
(1) What circumstances kept you from making the request on time;
(2) Whether our action misled you;
(4) Whether you had any physical, mental, educational, or linguistic limitations (including any lack of facility with the English language) which prevented you from filing a timely request or from understanding or knowing about the need to file a timely request for review.
(b) Examples of circumstances where good cause may exist include, but are not limited to, the following situations:
(1) You were seriously ill and were prevented from contacting us in person, in writing, or through a friend, relative, or other person.
(2) There was a death or serious illness in your immediate family.
(3) Important records were destroyed or damaged by fire or other accidental cause.
(5) You asked us for additional information explaining our action within the time limit, and within 60 days of receiving the explanation you requested reconsideration or a hearing, or within 30 days of receiving the explanation you requested Appeals Council review or filed a civil suit.
(6) We gave you incorrect or incomplete information about when and how to request administrative review or to file a civil suit.
(9) Unusual or unavoidable circumstances exist, including the circumstances described in paragraph (a)(4) of this section, which show that you could not have known of the need to file timely, or which prevented you from filing timely.
- 20 CFR 416.1540 — Rules of Conduct and Standards of Responsibility for Representatives.
- 20 CFR 416.1336 — Notice of Intended Action Affecting Recipient's Payment Status.
- 20 CFR 416.1550 — Notice of Charges Against a Representative.
- 20 CFR 408.1101 — Can You Appoint Someone to Represent You?
- 20 CFR 416.1468 — How to Request Appeals Council Review.
- 20 CFR 408.1040 — When Can You Request a Hearing Before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)?
- 20 CFR 416.986 — Why and When We Will Find That You Are No Longer Entitled to Benefits Based on Statutory Blindness.
- 20 CFR 416.1409 — How to Request Reconsideration.
- 20 CFR 416.1441 — Prehearing Case Review.
- 20 CFR 416.1406 — Testing Modifications to the Disability Determination Procedures.
- 20 CFR 416.994 — How We Will Determine Whether Your Disability Continues or Ends, Disabled Adults.
- 20 CFR 416.1466 — Testing Elimination of the Request for Appeals Council Review.
- 20 CFR 416.1442 — Prehearing Proceedings and Decisions by Attorney Advisors.
- 20 CFR 416.987 — Disability Redeterminations for Individuals Who Attain Age 18.
- 20 CFR 416.1433 — How to Request a Hearing Before an Administrative Law Judge.
- 20 CFR 408.1050 — When Can You Request Appeals Council Review of an ALJ Hearing Decision or Dismissal of a Hearing Request?
- 20 CFR 416.1413b — Reconsideration Procedures for Post-Eligiblity Claims.
- 20 CFR 416.1436 — Time and Place for a Hearing Before an Administrative Law Judge.
- 20 CFR 416.1443 — Responsibilities of the Adjudication Officer.
- 20 CFR 416.1416 — Disability Hearing - Procedures.
- 20 CFR 416.992 — What Happens if You Fail to Comply With Our Request for Information.
- 20 CFR 416.1482 — Extension of Time to File Action in Federal District Court.
- 20 CFR 416.994a — How We Will Determine Whether Your Disability Continues or Ends, and Whether You Are and Have Been Receiving Treatment That Is Medically Necessary and Available, Disabled Children.
- 20 CFR 408.1030 — When Can You Use the Expedited Appeals Process?
- 20 CFR 416.1425 — How to Request Expedited Appeals Process.
- 20 CFR 416.999b — How Do I Request Reinstatement?