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HowI apply for Social Security retirement benefits?
Ways to Apply You can complete an application for Retirement, Spouse’s, Medicare or Disability Benefits online. If you cannot submit your application online: You can call us at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778); or
HowI make an appointment to apply for Social Security?
Our representatives there can make an appointment for your application to be taken over the telephone or at any convenient Social Security office. People who are deaf or hard of hearing may call our toll-free TTY number, 1-800-325-0778, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Monday through Friday.
WhereI Send my SS-5 application form?
In most cases, you can take or mail this signed application with your documents to any Social Security office. Any documents you mail to us will be returned to you. Go to https://secure.ssa.gov/apps6z/FOLO/fo001.jsp to find the Social Security office or Social Security Card Center that serves your area. Form SS-5 (11-2019) UF
What do you need to apply for an original Social Security card?
Original Social Security Card. To apply for an original card, you must provide at least two documents to prove age, identity, and U.S. citizenship or current lawful, work-authorized immigration status. If you are not a U.S. citizen and do not have DHS work authorization, you must prove that you have a valid non-work reason for requesting a card.