Social Security Phone Number

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800-772-1213
Customer service
Current Wait: 40 mins (38m avg)
Hours: Mon-Fri 7am-7pm EST; best time to call: 7:15am
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Customer Number 800-772-1213 - by the Numbers

Phone number to dial
800-772-1213
Call-back available
YES
Call picked up by a real person
YES
Department you're calling
Customer Service
Call center hours
Mon-Fri 7am-7pm EST
Best time to dial
7:15am
Navigate phone maze to a human
Press 0 then 1 then 2 then 1, then 0# then 1
Average wait
38
Current wait
40
Rank (among phone numbers)
1
Rank (overall)
1
Alternate methods
phone or web
Quality of communication
53%
Quality of help
38%
Customer votes
41,770
Information last updated
Sat Jul 14 2018 09:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Social Security's Best Toll-Free/800 Customer Phone Number

This is Social Security's best phone number, the real-time current wait on hold and tools for skipping right through those phone lines to get right to a Social Security agent. This phone number is Social Security's Best Phone Number because 212,472 customers like you used this contact information over the last 18 months and gave us feedback. Common problems addressed by the customer care unit that answers calls to 800-772-1213 include Missing payment, Replacement card, Change my personal information, Request a 1099, Question about your benefits and other customer service issues. The Social Security call center that you call into has employees from Illinois, Massachusetts, New Mexico and is open Mon-Fri 7am-7pm EST according to customers. In total, Social Security has 3 phone numbers. It's not always clear what is the best way to talk to Social Security representatives, so we started compiling this information built from suggestions from the customer community. Please keep sharing your experiences so we can continue to improve this free resource.

Contacting Social Security - by phone or otherwise

While 800-772-1213 is Social Security's best toll-free number, there are 4 total ways to get in touch with them. The next best way to talk to their customer support team, according to other Social Security customers, is by calling their 800-269-0271 phone number for their Fraud Detection department. Besides calling, the next favorite option for customers looking for help is via 800-269-0271 for Fraud Detection. If you think this information is inaccurate or know of other ways to contact Social Security please let us know so we can share with other customers. And you can click here if you want to compare all the contact information we've gathered for Social Security.
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