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Social Security Phone Number
800-772-1213 · Service Clients
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Social Security Live Chat
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Recent reasons customers contacted Social Security:

I applied for a letter to show that I am not eligible for a SSN so that I could get my...
Phone broke got new one can't rember password for Samsung account or Gmail accounts got...
Jonette Pearson.Benefits due on the *nd Wednesday of the month is not pending or showin...
Husband died before starting SS benefits, am I entitled to any of his benefits?
I didn't file my taxes this year but I want to know do I get a paycheck for child tax credit.
I applied for social security and received this back on my social security site some w...
I need a copy iof my benefits for **** Christina Alley also my husband Robert Alleys
Stays update on application
Was wondering if I could reapply for social security?
uscis send my daughter green card my old adress on ********** after * month now my daug...
I lost my social security card and I’m trying to call and get a replacement card
need phone number for help with my medicare pymt. my zipcode is *****
I need to update my mailing address
Hi, I forgot my password to access my social security account to find out my monthly SS...
I fact get my case worker to call me back. Have been leaving messages every day for ov...
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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
Service Clients
38 min264
800-269-0271
Détection de fraude
2 min1755
Online Help
Service Clients
<2 heures1888
410-965-9334
Service client international
22 min897

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