How do I talk to a real person at Social Security office?
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 .
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 .
How do I make an appointment with the nearest Social Security office?
Tip: Call 800-772-1213 to make an appointment at the Social Security Administration ( SSA ) office nearest you (and call when phone lines are least busy — typically later in the day, later in the week and later in the month). You can find the nearest office by going online to ssa .gov.
How long is the wait usually at the Social Security office?
about 25 minutes
What is the best time to call Social Security office?
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.
What conditions automatically qualify for SSI?
respiratory illnesses , such as COPD or asthma . neurological disorders, such as MS, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s disease, or epilepsy. mental disorders, such as depression, anxiety, autism, or intellectual disorder. immune system disorders , such as HIV/AIDS, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis.
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.
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.
Is it better to apply for Social Security online or in person?
You really don’t have to apply for benefits in person anymore. Just go to www. ssa .gov and click on the “retirement” box for retirement, spousal or Medicare claims. Other experts agree that online is the best way to apply for Social Security .
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 should you not say in a disability interview?
5 Statements You Should NEVER Make at Your Disability Hearing “I can’t work because no one will hire me.” “I don’t know why I’m here. I can work.” “I don’t do chores because my significant other, friend or family member does them.” “I have never used drugs or alcohol in my life.” “I haven’t been going to the doctor because I don’t think their recommended treatment will work.”
How do I file for Social Security at age 62?
You can apply for retirement benefits online at www. ssa .gov, or call our toll-free number, 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778). Or you can make an appointment to visit any Social Security office to apply in person.
What is the best way to contact Social Security?
You may also contact us by email at [email protected] For general Social Security inquiries, call us toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 or 1-800-325-0778 (TTY) between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. We can answer most questions over the phone.
How long does it take to see a Social Security judge?
It can take anywhere from two weeks to three months or more. If your lawyer is familiar with the judge, he or she may have an idea of how long that judge is known to take to issue a decision. The average is eight weeks . You can also call your hearing office to ask about the status of your particular case.
Does Social Security ever contact you by phone?
The SSA will never ( ever ) call and ask for your Social Security number. It won’t ask you to pay anything. And it won’t call to threaten your benefits. Your caller ID might show the SSA’s real phone number (1-800-772-1213), but that’s not the real SSA calling .