Important Notice for US Ex-Pats

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Representatives from the US Federal Benefits Unit (Social Security) came to La Paz and held two town hall meetings at Marina de La Paz. They were extremely helpful and knowledgeable.  They said they are here to serve retirees with respect and dignity. Watch for the September 4th edition of the Baja Citizen for an in-depth article about what they do and how they can serve you.

If you have questions or need:

1. To apply for benefits 2. Apply for a social security card.  3. Help with a railroad, government or VA pension or  4.Need a burial flag for a US Veteran.

Call:  01 800 772 6394 –  this is a Mexican toll-free number or Fax – 01 333 268 0803.

Or write:  FBU.Guadalajara@SSA.Gov

US Consular office in Cabo San Lucas:

They will be moving to the Shops at Palmira within the next thirty days. They hope to keep the same number:

624 143 3566 the phone is answered between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  Messages left on the machine will be answered the next day.

Neil Shroyer at Marina de La Paz is the Consular Warden and is available for general information and emergencies. You can reach Neil at 612 125 2112.

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