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The Social Security Administration website

Most of the answers to your questions will be easily found on SSA’s website. We strongly recommend you to visit the website before calling the office.  This website also tells you what kind of identification you need to send along with your application form, and has a downloadable "Application for Social Security Number" (SS-5) form.

Nonetheless, if you wish to contact us for further information and/or assistance, please do not hesitate to do so.

Office Hours

You can contact us by telephone from Monday through Friday between 9.00a.m and 12.00 p.m. except on French and American holidays.

For social security number application, we receive public upon appointment on Wednesday and Thursday between 10.00 a.m. and 12.00 p.m. To set up an appointment either call us at or send your request by email. To serve you better we may need your social security number if available and your contact telephone number.


Mailing address:
U.S. Embassy
Consular Section/Federal Benefits Unit
4 avenue Gabriel
75382 Paris Cedex 08