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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:

Calls telling me my ss number is suspended.
Both my wife and I retired in ****. She worked half of **** and i retired on...
Need a replacement social security card
We cannot process your request.*We are sorry for the inconvenience, but we cannot proce...
I need to update my personal information
Alexander Lippert needs the SSA Award Letter for calendar year **** (the one that was s...
Service and misunderstanding of automated services. I cant understand all of the questi...
Need a replacement Social Security card
Need to order replacement social security card.
Wish to check my mailing address Social Security has. *We go to Texas during the Winter...
I need to ask to continue receiving ssi payments during my appeal.
Former homeowner continues to send mail to my address, including mail from the Social S...
I want to report a death. I am the executor.
i need to ask about the best date to apply for social security to maximize the lump sum...
Change banks to have social security put in
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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
Customer Service
38 mins264
Fraud Detection
2 mins1662
Online Help
Customer Service
< 2 hrs1795
International Customer Service
20 mins608

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