Hearing Office Locator
Office of Hearings Operations

The Office of Hearings Operations (OHO) has* 10 regional offices, 164 hearing offices, 2 satellite offices, 5 national hearing centers (plus 3 satellite offices), and 4 national case assistance centers. There are more than 1,600 administrative law judges and over 9,100 support staff in the field organization. Additionally, administrative law judges may travel to other sites such as local Social Security offices to conduct hearings if needed.

*As of December FY 2018

Contact Us

Toll-free 1-800-772-1213
(TTY) 1-800-325-0778
Monday through Friday
7:00a.m. to 7:00p.m. EST

The SSA Telephone Representatives will be glad to assist you.

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Note: Requests for reconsideration, hearings, and Appeals Council reviews should, in general, be requested through our network of local Social Security field offices. To obtain information concerning your local field office, you may use our Social Security Office Locator.

Please do not send social security numbers or claims information over the Internet since it is not a secure environment.


Download a machine readable dataset of all SSA OHO offices in the XML file format.

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