Contact Social Security

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Social Security Phone Number
800-772-1213 · Servicio al Cliente
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Recent reasons customers contacted Social Security:

I’m tryna find out my appeal date so I can’t start receiving my my payments
New passport apppointment
I cannot log into my SSA.gov account. It keeps giving me the message "We cannot process...
My name is Lonnie (Lonny) William Spencer. My wife, Sandra K. Spencer, has dementia. Sh...
Need to confirm when I will start receiving benefits based upon by own earnings
Need service , waiting too long for Ssa
I need to speak with a customer representative about benefits
I forgot my log in and my email account.
I have an account set up and had my username and password saved, but when I went to try...
how do i reset my username and email address
I need to change my name on my social security card due to marriage. I need to set up a...
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Social Security contact information - compared

Above are our top recommendations for how to contact Social Security, including their top phone number and live chat options. Below you can compare and contrast the 4 ways to contact Social Security by looking at which ones are the fastest and which ones other customers recommend the most for solving Social Security customer service issues as reported to us by the 50 million or so customers that come to GetHuman each year and share their experiences. You can contact Social Security across the following mediums: Phone, Web.

Phone number / contactWaitVotes
800-772-1213
Servicio al Cliente
38 minutos264
800-269-0271
Detección de fraude
2 minutos1757
Online Help
Servicio al Cliente
<2 horas1890
410-965-9334
Servicio al cliente internacional
18 minutos895

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