U.S. Social Security Administration – Federal Benefits Services Visit to Ecuador – September 11-15, 2023

Event: The U.S. Mission in Ecuador is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit will visit Guayaquil, Cuenca, and Quito from September 11-15, 2023, to offer services for beneficiaries and to answer questions regarding U.S. Social Security and other federal benefits.

Please note that appointments are required.

GuayaquilU.S. Consulate General, Calle Santa Ana y Av. José Rodríguez Bonin
Monday, September 11 from 8:30 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-3:30 PM

For appointments at the U.S. Consulate General in Guayaquil, please note you will not be allowed to enter with bags, purses, or electronic devices, and there is no place for us to hold them for you.

CuencaAbraham Lincoln Center, Calle Borrero 5-18 y Honorato Vásquez
Tuesday, September 12 from 8:30 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Wednesday, September 13 from 8:30 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-3:00 PM


QuitoCentro Ecuatoriano Norteamericano (CEN), Av. Amazonas y La Prensa, antiguo aeropuerto de Quito
Thursday, September 14 from 8:30 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Friday, September 15 from 8:30 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM


To schedule an appointment

Please schedule an appointment by sending an email to FBU.Santo.Domingo@ssa.gov. On the subject line, please write: “APPOINTMENT SSA – ECUADOR”. In the body of the email, please include your name, social security number, telephone number, and service required.

What to bring for social security services

  • Applying for Social Security Benefits
    Bring originals and copies of the following for all applicants

    • Birth certificate
    • Passport, and
    • If applying for auxiliary benefits or survivor’s benefits, marriage and/or death certificates.
  • Social Security Number Card Application
    Bring the following documents:

    • Original and a copy of your valid U.S. passport (correctly signed)
    • Original and a copy of Certificate of Birth Abroad or birth certificate, and
    • Completed form SS-5FS.
  • Other Services
    Bring original and copies of any required forms and documentation.


To learn more about the services offered by the Regional Federal Benefits Unit visit https://do.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/.

The best way to reach the Regional Federal Benefits Unit is by email at FBU.Santo.Domingo@ssa.gov.