Social Security

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

Joint Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) FAQ

Please visit the Department of State’s website at Travel.State.Gov for joint frequently asked questions regarding Social Security Numbers, Tax Implications and Expatriation.