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U.S. Social Security Services Panama City (June 26–June 30, 2023)
June 9, 2023

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: United States Embassy Panama City, Avenida Demetrio Badilio Lakas, Panama City, Panama.

When:  June 26, 27, 28 and June 29 from 8:00 am – 11:30am and from 1:00pm – 3:00pm and  June  30  from 8:00 am – 11:00am

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

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.

Foreign Enforcement Questionnaire (FEQ): Colloquially known as “proof of life” forms, these will be mailed to individuals that have a mailing address in Panama registered with Social Security if the last two numbers of the Social Security under which you receive benefits are 50 through 99.   You should receive these around July/August and return them in the envelope provided.

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