Social Security

What is the Mission of the Federal Benefits Unit (FBU)?

The Regional Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) of the American Embassy in Santo Domingo is responsible for providing services to all the Caribbean and Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, and Suriname. We assist U.S. citizens and foreign nationals who have inquiries or receive benefits from the Social Security Administration, Railroad Retirement Board, Office of Personnel Management, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.  We have staff located in three U.S. Embassies: Santo Domingo, San Jose, and Buenos Aires.