Hours and Location
American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit
For general inquiries, please email BuenosAires-ACS@state.gov with any questions, as most general inquiries can be addressed without coming to the Embassy.
U.S. citizen life or death emergencies: (54-11) 5777-4354
After-hours emergencies: (54-11) 5777-4873
These numbers are not for visa inquiries.
Fax: (54-11) 5777-4250
Social Security and Federal Benefits Unit (FBU)
The FBU is open to the public, by appointment only, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 8:00 am to 11:30 am. Please email SJRegion@ssa.gov regarding your inquiry. If necessary, the FBU will schedule an appointment.
Fax: (54-11) 5777-4231
Email: SJRegion@ssa.gov Internet: www.ssa.gov
U.S. Embassy Buenos Aires
American Citizen Services
Av. Colombia 4300
C1425GMN Buenos Aires
The Embassy is located in the Palermo neighborhood, city of Buenos Aires. The Plaza Italia Line D subway station is the nearest one.
Security at the Embassy
Please do not bring electronic devices such as mobile phones, laptops, iPods and Blackberries. They are not allowed on Embassy grounds. Other prohibited items include cigarettes, lighters, cosmetics, liquids, large bags, and packages.
- Appointments must be scheduled for all non-emergency services. Appointments can be scheduled online and in advance for passports and Reports of Birth, as well as notarials and all other services. If you arrive at the consulate for any non-emergency service without an appointment , you will be asked to return after securing an appointment. Thank you for your cooperation with this policy, which will ensure that services are offered in a more efficient manner, with shorter wait times.