US Social Security Locations

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Re: US Social Security Locations

Post by pobrecito » Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:43 am

I had no problem collecting fed benefits by direct deposit when I lived in Oaxaca but you would here about Americans who died there and their Mexican families never reported it because they wanted to keep getting the cash
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Re: US Social Security Locations

Post by taabarang » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:38 pm

"American retirees on SS receive it direct deposit to a US bank and would show as receiving in the US."

While that is certainly a possibility it just isn't the uniform case. My SS checks are DIRECTLY deposited in a Cambodian bank.
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Re: US Social Security Locations

Post by pissontheroof » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:59 pm

Do they search your bag before in ? Or can you leave it in a cabinet with the guards while you go inside ,
It’s very intrusive and paranoic for me into Pp and/or the american embassy .
what are you running from? What will you do when your passport expires and you need a new one?

If your worried about them searching your bag, don't take one, (or a phone)
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I was wondering the procedure since I don’t live there , can I get off the bus and check my hand bag there in a locker in the checkin area , or something if I’m not taking it in with me ( they won’t let you anyway . ). I just don’t want the hassle of explaining my ‘ medicine ‘.
So if you don’t know , or anyone here don’t know , I will have to check into a hotel or wat phnom to check my bag before going into the american embassy ... ? That’s pretty bad ...
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Re: US Social Security Locations

Post by Jack mehoff » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:28 am

taabarang wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:38 pm
"American retirees on SS receive it direct deposit to a US bank and would show as receiving in the US."

While that is certainly a possibility it just isn't the uniform case. My SS checks are DIRECTLY deposited in a Cambodian bank.
Thanks. I should have stated most. Most also have some sort of US mailing address. Be it a PO box, PMB, family, friend, etc..
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Re: US Social Security Locations

Post by cambo swa » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:21 am

pissontheroof wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:59 pm
Do they search your bag before in ? Or can you leave it in a cabinet with the guards while you go inside ,
It’s very intrusive and paranoic for me into Pp and/or the american embassy .
what are you running from? What will you do when your passport expires and you need a new one?

If your worried about them searching your bag, don't take one, (or a phone)
I was wondering the procedure since I don’t live there , can I get off the bus and check my hand bag there in a locker in the checkin area , or something if I’m not taking it in with me ( they won’t let you anyway . ). I just don’t want the hassle of explaining my ‘ medicine ‘.
So if you don’t know , or anyone here don’t know , I will have to check into a hotel or wat phnom to check my bag before going into the american embassy ... ? That’s pretty bad ...
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When you enter the US Embassy (with your passport as an ID) you are in a security/reception area separate from the business area. You will be required to leave your mobile phone with the security guards. Any bag you have will be sent through an x-ray machine and possibly searched and you will go through a metal detector (same as in an airport). I believe the no liquids rule applies there too. You then leave through a secure door down a walkway to the entry door to the business area. There will be another security guard there and he/she may search your items again before entry.

So don't bring anything you do not need for your business there, especially anything that you do not want them to see or inspect.

Why is that bad? Do you really think they will check-in your bag without searching it, then it blows up the building? It is now 2019 my friend. Deal with it.
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Re: US Social Security Locations

Post by pissontheroof » Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:49 am

i am worried they will possibly give me some problem about my vaporizor ( medical ) pens ( smoke vapor )
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