Saturday, June 9, 2018

[News Boquete] Social Security Information and Assistance

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U.S. Embassy Panama

Consular Section

American Citizen Services Unit


Next week, representatives from the U.S. Social Security Administration will visit Panama City to offer services and information.  They will also receive Foreign Enforcement Questionnaires (FEQ).    


In addition, ACS will be offering voter registration assistance at separate events.


Below, please find the list of scheduled social security and voter registration events:


Social Security Assistance


What:  Radio Interview – Social Security Information

Where:  Radio Chiriqui – 106.9 FM /

When:  Tuesday, June 12 from 7:30 – 7:45 AM


What: Radio show - Social Security Information

Where: Gerry D's Radio Show - Cool 89.3 FM /

When: Tuesday, June 12 from 8:30 – 9:15 AM


What:  Facebook Live on Social Security Services


When:  Tuesday, June 12 from 10:30 – 10:50 AM


What:  Social Security Services/Information

Where:  Wyndham Hotel, Albrook Mall, Salon Contadora 1, Mezzanine

When:  Tuesday, June 12 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM


What:  Social Security Services/Information

Where:  Wyndham Hotel, Albrook Mall, Salon Contadora 1, Mezzanine

When:  Wednesday, June 13 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM


Voter Registration Assistance


What: Voter registration potluck

Where: Balboa Union Church

When: Saturday, June 9 from 12:30 – 2:00 PM


What:  American Society voting registration

Where:  Wyndham Hotel, Albrook Mall

When:  Wednesday, June 20 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM



WHAT TO BRING FOR SOCIAL SECURITY SERVICES (please bring legible copies of all documents to be submitted):


SSA Proof of Life: If you are required to comply with this requirement this year (i.e. your SSN ends in 00 thru 49; you receive benefits for someone else; you are age 90 or over), please bring your cedula or passport.


Medicare Enrollment/Cancellation: To enroll in Medicare, you should complete and sign this form and to cancel your enrollment please complete and sign this form. 


Social Security Replacement Card: Bring a copy of your valid U.S. passport and completed form SS-5FS.


Social Security Card for child under 12: Bring a copy of the U.S. passport for one of the parents, the child's "copia integra" birth certificate, and the child's U.S. passport (as well as copies) as well as completed form SS-5FS.


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


International Direct Deposit Enrollment:  If you wish to enroll, please send an e-mail to to request the form.


For general inquiries please bring your social security number and your valid U.S. passport or cedula.



We look forward to seeing you!




American Citizen Services Unit

U.S. Embassy in Panama



U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama



State Department - Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444


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