Social Security

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  You can now access many services online if you live outside of the United States. Learn more about what you can do with your personal my Social Security account at www.ssa.gov/foreign.

If you reside in Italy and have questions regarding services provided by the Social Security Administration (SSA), you must contact the SSA Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) located in Italy. For more information on their services and how to contact them, please visit their webpage at: https://it.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/fbu/

For comprehensive information on SSA’s services abroad, please visit SSA’s webpage Service Around the World.

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