How do I contact my local Social Security office?
If you cannot handle your business through our automated services, you can speak to a Social Security representative by calling toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778) between 8:00 am – 7:00 pm., Monday through Friday.
How do I make an appointment at the local Social Security office?
To make an appointment in your local office DO NOT CALL THAT OFFICE . Local offices do not make their own appointments . Instead, call the toll-free number 1-800-772-1213. Social Security schedules appointments 2-4 weeks in the future.
Can you visit any Social Security office?
The official Social Security policy is that you can receive service from any office that you choose to visit (https://secure.ssa.gov/apps10/poms.nsf/lnx/0200904064).
Should I make an appointment at the Social Security office?
We currently do not have an online appointment scheduler. However you do not need an appointment to file for benefits or appeal a disability decision. You can file for the following benefits online: Disability.
What is the best time of day to call Social Security office?
CONTACTING SOCIAL SECURITY Our toll-free number is 1-800-772-1213. Teleservice representatives are on duty to answer your calls between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Recorded information and services are available 24 hours a day and on weekends.
How do I know if Social Security is calling me?
You can call Social Security’s customer service line at 800-772-1213 to confirm whether a communication purporting to be from SSA is real. If you get an impostor call or email, report it to SSA using their detailed online form. You can also call Social Security’s Fraud Hotline at 800-269-0271.
Can I schedule a Social Security appointment online?
The Social Security Administration does not currently have online appointment scheduler . However, you do not need an appointment to file for benefits or appeal a disability decision.
What do I need to bring to Social Security appointment?
Documents we may ask for include: Your Social Security card or a record of your number. Your original birth certificate, a copy certified by the issuing agency, or other proof of your age. If you were not born in the U.S., proof of U.S. citizenship or lawful alien status.
How do I get a live person at Social Security?
Firstly dial 1-800-772-1213 this social security customer service phone number. Then reply, “speak to a representative .” After that, speak “continue,” and then “yes.” After that, you will automatically connect to the live person .
When a husband dies does the wife get his Social Security?
When a retired worker dies , the surviving spouse gets an amount equal to the worker’s full retirement benefit. Example: John Smith has a $1,200-a-month retirement benefit. His wife Jane gets $600 as a 50 percent spousal benefit. Total family income from Social Security is $1,800 a month.
Should I apply for Social Security online or in person?
Most claims are done online these days. “Then it takes maybe 20 minutes to complete the application .” Other experts agree that online is the best way to apply for Social Security .
Can I drop off forms at Social Security office?
Hello! Most offices have drop boxes you can use, but, you may wish to wait and speak with someone at your local SSA office . Make sure to get a receipt, so you have proof you dropped your forms off . If you mail your documents, there are no promises that they will reach the Social Security office .
What is the best month to start Social Security?
Following the recommendation on the Social Security website, you file online three months before you want your benefit to start, that is, on or before May 10th. Again, no matter what the actual “date” of your birth is, your benefit can begin in August .
Can Social Security check your bank account?
Can Social Security Check My Bank Account ? In short, yes. When you file your SSI claim, you must give the Social Security Administration permission to use its AFI to contact financial institutions and request any financial records that the financial institution may have about you.
What documents are needed to change name at Social Security?
Documents Social Security may accept to prove a legal name change include: Marriage document ; Divorce decree ; Certificate of Naturalization showing the new name; or. Court order approving the name change.