U.S. Social Security Services and other Federal Benefits

Wednesday 14th August 2019  8:00 AM

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

To schedule an appointment please see the instructions below.

Location: "American Corner" at the University of the Bahamas in Oakes Field

Dates: August 13-14, 2019---8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:30pm

Appointments: Walk-in Services will be available – No appointment necessary, BE PREPARED TO WAIT

You may schedule an appointment by contacting the FBU Santo Domingo at 809-368-7011, Monday and Thursday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.

Alternatively, sending an email to FBU.Santo.Domingo@ssa.gov. Please include on the Subject line “ATTN: BAHAMAS OUTREACH”.

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 copies of the following for all applicants: Birth Certificate, passport – if applying for auxiliary benefits or survivor’s benefits marriage and/or death certificates

SSA Proof of Life Study: In 2019, 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 copy of your passport and a completed SSA-7162

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-5-FS.

Change of Address for Social Security: Bring your current passport.

Medicare Part B Enrollment/Cancellation: To enroll in Medicare, you should complete and sign this CMS-40Band to cancel your enrollment please complete and sign this CMS-2690

The best way to contact the Regional Federal Benefits Unit is by using their online form: https://do.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:


The best way to reach the Regional Federal Benefits Unit is by email at FBU.SANTO.DOMINGO@SSA.GOV

We look forward to seeing you there!

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