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 U.S. Social Security Services and other Federal Benefits


Panama City - May 13-17, 2019 


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


Where:  Center for English Language Immersion (CELI) – Via España, Edificio Cromos, First Floor.


When:  May 13, 14, 15, and 16 from 8 am to 4 pm and May 17 from 8 am to 1:30 pm.


Walk-in Services – No appointment necessary. First come first served




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 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.


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 a copy of your passport and a completed SSA-7162,  if you believe your benefits are 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 form CMS-40B.  To cancel your enrollment please complete and sign form CMS-2690


The best way to contact the Regional Federal Benefits Unit is by using their online contact inquiry 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!








Servicios de Seguro Social de EE.UU y Otros Beneficios Federales


Panama City – del 13 al 17 de Mayo del 2019




La Embajada de los Estados Unidos en la ciudad de Panama se complace en anunciar que representantes de la Unidad Regional de Beneficios Federales visitarán Panama para ofrecer servicios a beneficiarios o personas con preguntas del Seguro Social de los EEUU y otros beneficios federales. También recibirán aplicaciones para tarjetas de número de seguro social y formularios de Supervivencia (FEQ).


Dónde:  Center for English Language Immersion (CELI) – Via España, Edificio Cromos, primer piso.


Cuando: 13, 14, 15 y 16 de Mayo  de 8:00 am a 4:00pm y el 17 de  mayo 8:00 am a 1:30 pm.


Sesiones de Servicios de Seguro Social sin cita previa – No necesita agendar cita, debe llegar dentro del horario estipulado y estar dispuesto a esperar.




Que traer para los servicios de seguro social (por favor traiga copias legibles de todos documentos):


Aplicar para beneficios del Seguro Social: Todos los aplicantes deben traer los originales y copias de: Certificado de nacimiento, pasaporte – en caso de aplicar
para beneficios auxiliares o beneficios de superviviente, favor proveer certificado de matrimonio y defunción.


Supervivencia: En2018, la Administración de Seguro Social de los EEUU envió formularios de supervivencias a aquellos beneficiarios recibiendo su propio beneficio y cuyo número de Seguro Social termina en 00-49 y a beneficiarios mayores de 90 años.Por favor traer copia de pasaporte y formulario SSA-7162completado, si sus beneficios aún se encuentras suspendidos por esa razón.




Aplicar para la tarjeta de Número de Seguro Social:Traer copia del pasaporte de EE.UU vigente y el formularioSS-5FScompleto.


Cambiar la dirección para el Seguro Social:Traer su pasaporte vigente y copia del mismo.


Cancelar o inscribirse en Medicare Parte B: Para inscribirse, complete y firme el formularioCMS-40B.Para cancelar su inscripción complete y firme el formularioCMS-2690


Para conocer más sobre los servicios que ofrece la Unidad de Beneficios Federales, por favor visite: https://cr.usembassy.gov/es/u-s-citizen-services-es/social-security-es/


La mejor manera de contactar La Unidad de Beneficios Federales es usando el formulario en internethttps://cr.usembassy.gov/es/u-s-citizen-services-es/fbu-inquiry-form-es/


Los esperamos!




U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama










State Department - Consular Affairs


888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444




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