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Request reconsideration

Ask us to reconsider a decision you don't agree with.

Deadline for the request

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

Other ways to complete this task

Mail or fax us a request for your reconsideration

Fill out Request for Reconsideration (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 – Friday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. in English and other languages.

Tell the representative you want to submit a request for reconsideration of a decision we made.

After you submit a request

Check the status of your reconsideration.