The Economic Impact Payment program is administered by the IRS. The U.S. Embassy cannot verify eligibility or advise customers on what to do with the checks.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) deals with claims for retirement, disability and survivor benefits, Social Security number applications, and all post-entitlement activities affecting beneficiaries under the various programs.
For general information on Social Security, please visit the SSA website.
If you are experiencing problems accessing the SSA website, please contact the Federal Benefits Unit through our online inquiry form.
Social Security Cards / Numbers
If you are applying for a Social Security Number, or have questions regarding your Social Security Card or Number, view our Social Security Cards and Numbers page.
Benefits Eligibility and Applications
If you are inquiring into your eligibility for Social Security benefits, and/or have questions regarding the benefits application process, please view our Benefits Eligibility and Applications page.
If you are already receiving Social Security benefits, and have a question or problem with your benefits account, please view our Post-Entitlement Services page.
Handy List of Social Security Frequently Asked Questions
Other Federal Benefits