Congressman Vern Buchanan

Representing the 16th District of Florida

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Executive Branch

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State and Local Governments

Federal courts with jurisdiction over our district

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Some Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Frequently Asked Questions

Social Security and Medicare

My office can help you with determining Social Security benefits, as well as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicare eligibility.

Veterans Benefits

My office can assist you with receiving benefits, eligibility determination, and replacement of medals earned.


We can help you expedite your passport application in an emergency, report lost passports, and monitor overseas travel restrictions.
For general questions regarding the State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs passport services, see the State Department's Frequently Requested Information Web page.


My office can help with immigration petitions, adjustments of status, naturalization and non-immigrant petitions that have been delayed or lost.