How do I make an appointment with the nearest Social Security office? If you do not want to apply for benefits online, or you need to speak to us for any other reason, you can schedule, reschedule or cancel an appointment by: Calling us at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778) between 8:00 am – 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Contacting your local Social Security office.
What documents do I need to apply for Social Security?
- Your Social Security card or a record of your number.
- Your original birth certificate, a copy certified by the issuing agency, or other proof of your age.
- If you were not born in the U.S., proof of U.S. citizenship or lawful alien status.
How do I change my name on my Social Security card? To change your name on your card, you must show us documents proving your legal name change and identity. You also must show us a document proving your U.S. citizenship, if it is not already in our records. You must present original documents or copies certified by the agency that issued them.
How do I contact the Social Security office?