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February 27, 2018

Social Security

If you reside in Venezuela and have questions regarding services provided by the Social Security Administration (SSA), you must contact the SSA Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) located in Costa Rica. For more information on their services and how to contact them, please visit their webpage at: Federal Benefit Unit (FBU) in Costa Rica.

For comprehensive information on SSA’s services abroad, please visit SSA’s webpage Costa Rica FBU

If you are already receiving SSA benefits payments, there will be no change in the method of distribution of those payments.

The best way to contact the SSA Federal Benefits Unit is by using their online form.