Representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Office will visit Uruguay

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U.S. Social Security Services

Uruguay – August 15 – 17, 2023

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

Where: U.S. Consular Section, U.S. Embassy, Lauro Muller 1776, Montevideo.
When: August 15 – 17 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Appointments: You may schedule an appointment by contacting the FBU Argentina and sending an email to Please include in the Subject line “APPOINTMENT SSA – MONTEVIDEO”. In the body of your email, please include your full name, date and place of birth, phone contact information, and the issue you want to discuss.

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, divorce 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, 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 Uruguay 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:
We look forward to seeing you there!