Social Security and Federal Benefits Questions
If you reside in Uruguay and have questions regarding services provided by the Social Security Administration (SSA), you must contact the SSA Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) located in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
For more information on their services and how to contact them, please visit their website: https://ar.usembassy.gov/social-security/
Please note that you must apply for a social security number at a U.S. Social Security Administration office which can be found at SSA’s website for Argentina: https://ar.usembassy.gov/social-security/
General information on SSA services for people living outside the United States can be found at: https://www.ssa.gov/foreign/index.html