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U.S. Social Security Services Panama – May 9-13, 2022
April 22, 2022

The U.S. Embassy in Panama is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Office will visit Panama City to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security benefits.

Where:  U.S. Embassy in Panama, Consular Section

When:  May 9-12 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and May 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Appointments: Consultations are by appointment only. All appointments will be provided a confirmation email and only those with confirmations will be served. 

Please bring copies of your documents, which should be identical to the original.

You may schedule an appointment by contacting the FBU Costa Rica at +506-2519-2228 Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or by sending an email to FBU.CostaRica@ssa.gov. Please include in the Subject line “APPOINTMENT SSA – PANAMA”

What to bring for social security services: (please bring the originals and legible copies of all documents to be submitted)

Applying for Social Security Benefits: Bring originals and one copy of the following for all applicants: Birth Certificate, passport.  If applying for auxiliary benefits or survivor’s benefits, please also bring marriage certificate and/or death certificate.

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

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


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

We look forward to seeing you!