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

Need social security number
Change my residential and mailing address.
my wife passed away and i need help with het furnal cost
Need to replace social security card
Cancel part d medicare. I am now using the VA to get my medications.
Replacement direct express card
Trying to get spousal benefits from a divorce.
I want to log into my account but they say that the information provided can't be verified.
I'm applying for SS for the first time. I'm ** and currently receive health care covera...
Can not locate security key
I need a copy of a statement of my monthly or year's be efit
I’m Turning ** years of age soon and need my personal benefits info for retirement planning.
I didn't get no benefits for the month of December or January I got a letter that said...
I need more on my disability payments to get an apartment and to be able to buy more fo...
my account was hacked so they closed the account, so I am wondering where my money went...
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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
Customer Service
38 mins264
800-269-0271
Fraud Detection
2 mins1724
Online Help
Customer Service
< 2 hrs1857
410-965-9334
International Customer Service
16 mins928

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