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Request hearing with a judge

Request a hearing with an administrative law judge if you don't agree with our response to your reconsideration.

Deadline for the request

Once you get a reconsideration decision, submit a request for a disability or non-medical hearing within 60 days.

Other ways to complete this task

Mail or fax us a request for a hearing with a judge

Fill out Request for Hearing by Administrative Law Judge (PDF). Then, find the Social Security office closest to your home and mail or fax us the completed form.

For support completing this task

Call us

Available in most U.S. time zones Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., in English, Spanish, and other languages.

Tell the representative you want to request a hearing with a judge.

After you submit a request

You can expect a similar process for both disability hearings and non-medical hearings. Check the status of your hearing request and learn more about the hearing process.