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Request review of hearing decision

Ask our Appeals Council to review the judge's decision from your hearing if you don't agree with it.

Deadline for the request

Once you get a decision from your hearing, submit a request for a review within 60 days.

Other ways to complete this task

Mail or fax us a request for review of hearing decision

Fill out Request for Review of Hearing Decision/Order (PDF). Then, find the Social Security office closest to your home and mail or fax us the completed form.

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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 review of the decision made by the judge in your hearing.