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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:

Hi I will be ** what I need to do with respect to medical insurance and applying when
I BEGAN RECEIVING SOC, SEC DISABILITY IN ****. MY HUSBAND PASSED AWAY IN **** AND I AL...
How to get copy of soc sec card
Lost social security card
Need to get replacement **** **** forms for parents.
Just need to order new social security card. Locked out of official website.
My husband passed away and I need information on benefits.
I don't have an issue really! I want to apply for my plan B medicare health insurance...
SSI-Disability recipient needing to report change of address in a new State and move Me...
Locked out of social security website. Just need a replacement card.
Ca state disability questions.
I had to change my bank account last year because someone was trying to get in it. Now...
Trying to apply for Social Security and it kicked me into Social Security Disability. I...
change direct depsoit info
I need to update my case information. I need to state that my husband has not changed h...
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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 min1726
Online Help
Service Clients
<2 heures1859
410-965-9334
Service client international
15 min926

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