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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:

trying to set up my social security account
I need computer generated report to confirm my name *Sasha Sofia Lebedinskaia Nishimura
I have lost my social security card
I am trying to get a replacement card for my father Medicare his is Miss place and I’m...
I need a replacement Medicare card for my father i’m not sure how to go about this and...
I had a baby December **th I can not live off * hundred ** dollars a month his name is...
Need an online picture proof for social security card for getting my new job.
Bank account for direct deposit closed do to fraud. Where does deposit go now. Have cha...
I have an old Social Security card with my SS number on it.*Do I have a new account num...
I just need to discuss my survivors benefits with a Social Security employee. I am a...
need **** for deceased person, I am executor of her estate. SS office is closed,phonenu...
want to change my direct depost and they won,t givet me my code number
I checked on my stimulus payment. It said it would be sent to my bank account. I don’t...
Lost my social security card and need a replacement
Lost my ****. Need a copy ASAP. * New address is **** NE **th St. Ankeny Iowa *****.
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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
Service Clients
38 min264
Détection de fraude
2 min1700
Online Help
Service Clients
<2 heures1833
Service client international
18 min570

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