U.S Social Security Services and Other Federal Benefits in El Salvador July 29-31, 2019

The U.S. Embassy San Salvador is pleased to announce that Representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit will visit San Salvador to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security and other federal benefits.

July 29 from 01:00pm – 4:00pm
July 30 from 07:30am – 4:00pm
July 31 from 07:30am – 11:00am

Where:  San Salvador US consular section.

Walk-in Services – No appointment necessary, BUT BE PREPARED TO WAIT.

WHAT TO BRING FOR SOCIAL SECURITY SERVICES (please bring legible copies of all documents to be submitted):

Applying for Social Security Benefits: Bring originals and copies of the following for all applicants: Birth Certificate, passport – if applying for auxiliary benefits or survivor’s benefits marriage and/or death certificates

SSA Proof of Life Study: In 2018, SSA mailed the questionnaire to beneficiaries receiving their own benefits whose social security number ended in 00-49 and beneficiaries over the age of 90. Please bring copy of your passport and a completed SSA-7162, if you still have your benefits suspended for this reason.

Social Security Number Card Application: Bring a copy of your valid U.S. passport, Certificate of Birth Abroad or original birth certificate and completed form SS-5FS.

Change of Address for Social Security: Bring your current passport.

Medicare Part B Enrollment/Cancellation: To enroll in Medicare, you should complete and sign this CMS-40B and to cancel your enrollment please complete and sign this CMS-2690

The best way to contact the Regional Federal Benefits Unit is by using their online form: http://cr.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/fbu-inquiry-form/

To learn more about the services offered by the Regional Federal Benefits Unit visit:


We look forward to seeing you there!