Social Security

NOTE: The text below is required for all Embassies and Posts.

If you reside in (insert name of country) and have questions regarding services provided by the Social Security Administration (SSA), you must contact the SSA Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) located in (X country). For more information on their services and how to contact them, please visit their webpage at: (Insert the respective FBU site link).

For comprehensive information on SSA’s services abroad, please visit SSA’s webpage Service Around the World.

If you are already receiving SSA benefits payments, there will be no change in the method of distribution of those payments.

Please use the appropriate URL for your FBU site link:

1. Consulate Jerusalem: https://il.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/
2. Embassy Manila: https://ph.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/
3. Embassy Paris: https://fr.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security-administration/
4. Embassy London: https://uk.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/federal-benefits/
5. Mission Italy: https://it.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/fbu/
6. Embassy Madrid: https://es.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/
7. Embassy Lisbon: https://pt.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/
8. Embassy Athens: https://gr.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/
9. Consulate Frankfurt: https://de.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/
10. Mission Poland: https://pl.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/
11. Embassy Oslo: https://no.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/
12. Embassy Dublin: https://ie.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/
13. Embassy Santo Domingo: https://do.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/
14. Embassy Buenos Aires: https://ar.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/
15. Embassy San Jose: https://cr.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/
16. Embassy Tokyo: https://jp.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/
17. U.S. Mission Mexico: https://mx.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/

Note: There is special text for Canada, which we are forwarding directly.