Social Security

Social Security Inquiries:

If you reside in Egypt and have questions regarding services provided by the Social Security Administration (SSA), you must contact the SSA Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) located in Naples, Italy.

For more information on their services and how to contact them, please visit their webpage at Consulate Naples https://it.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/fbu/fbu-naples-inquiry-form/.

For comprehensive information on SSA’s services abroad, please visit SSA’s webpage Service Around the World https://www.ssa.gov/foreign/

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

Applying for a Social Security Number:

U.S. citizens over the age of 12 applying for the first time for a social security number should approach the American Citizen Services in Cairo. You may come to the American Citizen Services Unit at the Embassy on Mondays and Wednesdays from 09:00 am until 11:00 am.