If this applies to you, it is therefore important to have or apply for a US social security number and to report this to your bank as soon as possible. If you do not do so, and the bank cannot report all your data to the American authorities, the bank may be forced to block and close your bank account because they are obliged to do so by law.
You can apply for a social security number at the American embassy, but bear in mind that this procedure is complicated and can take a while. Do not wait too long with this. Be sure to ask your bank for information. They will be happy to help you.
Below you will find answers to the most important questions about FATCA.