Social Security / Federal Benefits
The Oslo Federal Benefits Unit provides services for the Social Security Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Personnel Management and Railroad Retirement Board.
We provide services to residents of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. You may contact us in a variety of ways, but the most efficient way is by sending us an e-mail.
The office is closed on American and Norwegian holidays. You are urged to contact us by e-mail before coming in to the Embassy. Please read this important security information before visiting us.
Address: FBU, Henrik Ibsens gate 48, 0244 Oslo
Telephone: +47 21 30 85 58, between 09.00 and 12.00
Services provided by the Federal Benefits Unit:
- Social Security Numbers (SSN) - FAQ
- Address or Direct Deposit
- Filing for Benefits or Medicare
- Reporting Death of beneficiary
- Foreign Enforcement Questionnaire
(Forms: SSA-7161 or SSA-7162)
Related Websites and more information:
Limited Walk-In Services
Due to Congressional inaction to prevent a Government shutdown, we will provide only limited services for our walk in visitors. Please see the following PDF for more information (PDF 311KB).
Help Us Fight Fraud
You too can help. If you believe that someone is receiving benefits fraudulently, you can report it to Social Security’s Office of Inspector General.
Contact information for reporting fraud