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U.S. Social Security – Federal Benefits Services Visit to Colombia January 22-26, 2024
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January 11, 2024

The U.S. Embassy in Bogota is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) will visit Bogota, Barranquilla, Medellin, and Pereira to offer services for U.S. Social Security and other federal benefits.

Pereira

Centro Colombo Americano – Carrera 6 #23-58, Biblioteca, piso 5

January 22 8:30 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

January 23 8:30 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

January 24 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Medellin

Centro Colombo Americano – Carrera 45 #53-24, Medellin, Colombia

January 22 8:30 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

January 23 8:30 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

January 24 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Bogota

Centro Colombo Americano – Calle 98 No. 17-32. Bogota, Colombia

January 25 8:30 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

January 26 8:30 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Barranquilla

American Chamber of Commerce – Calle 76 No. 54-11. Barranquilla, Colombia

January 25 8:30 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

January 26 8:30 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Schedule an appointment by emailing FBU.Santo.Domingo@ssa.gov with the subject: “APPOINTMENT SSA – COLOMBIA”. Include your full name, Social Security number, telephone, and service required. You must bring original documents and a photocopy of each document required.

Foreign Enforcement Questionnaire (FEQ): FEQ are colloquially known as “proof of life” forms; these were mailed to individuals with Social Security numbers ending in 50 through 99. Complete the FEQ SSA-7162 form if you receive payments in your own name. Complete the FEQ SSA-7161 form if you receive payments through a representative payee. Do not bring a duplicate FEQ if you already mailed one in the second half of 2023. FBU cannot confirm if your previously submitted questionnaire was received and will not respond to inquiries requesting confirmation. You will need to verify the status of delivery with the tracking number provided by your shipping company.

If you wish to submit your FEQ SSA 7162/7161 form, no appointment is required. You may drop the form during service hours at the above locations.

Application for Social Security Benefits: For each applicant, bring an original and a copy of the birth certificate and U.S. passport. If applying for auxiliary benefits or survivor’s benefits as the spouse of a deceased beneficiary, bring the original and copy of the marriage and death certificate.

Application for Social Security Number Card: For each applicant, bring an original and a copy of the birth certificate and U.S. passport, and completed form SS-5FS.

Visit https://do.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/ for more information.