Social Security Days in Amsterdam

Notice on Social Security Days

On Friday, December 17, 2021, the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam will be providing social security services for first time Social Security number applicants who are over 12 years of age. Walk-in hour is from 9:00 to 10:00 AM, on a First Come, First Serve basis.

All other applicants, including those applying for replacement cards and applicants under age 12, please visit the Dublin Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) website at Social Security Numbers (SSN) | U.S. Embassy in Ireland (  for instructions regarding their mail-in application service.  The FBU Dublin provides services for the U.S. Social Security Administration to residents of The Netherlands. 

Please note that our Social Security Days in Amsterdam are not for information purposes, and you are strongly encouraged to review the documentary requirements and information regarding the application process before your visit to the U.S. Consulate in Amsterdam.  Please note that consular staff in Amsterdam cannot answer questions on Social Security issues, including what documents are required for your service and/or processing times.  Please see FBU Dublin’s website for detailed instructions at Social Security Numbers (SSN) | U.S. Embassy in Ireland (  If you have further questions regarding the application process please contact FBU Dublin via their online contact form at Contact the Federal Benefits Unit | U.S. Embassy in Ireland ( 

For your awareness, Social Security applications are shipped from Amsterdam to FBU Dublin via diplomatic pouch and take several weeks to arrive at their destination.

Social Security Walk-in Days for 2022 will be announced here early in the new year.

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