Social Security

The U.S. Vice Consul will be in Gothenburg on October 11th, 2019 to take applications for consular reports of birth, passports, social security numbers, and to notarize documents that will be used in the U.S. Please note that appointments will be given on a first come, first serve basis.

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

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.