Contact Social Security

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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:

Problem putting in address
Need to speak to representative
Need detail of benefit payout
Need an explanation of when benefits will be reinstated
My attorney requested ALJ hearing, the local office and national office are not communi...
My attorney and I have requested an ALJ. The ***% stopped my benefits dated September...
I need to update need to update my phone number and address
I’m turning ** in October but I’m still gonna be working what do I need to do ?
need to change information about social security administration such as address and income
I tried calling the customer service number and it wouldn't connect. I need to speak w...
Need to report the death of my mother.
I have to rest my password and apply for my husbands social security benefit.
Need a new card mine expires next month
I currently have a late enrollment penalty fee with my Medicare benefits. I'm wondering...
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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 min1666
Online Help
Service Clients
<2 heures1799
410-965-9334
Service client international
19 min604

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