Appeal A Decision

Recent Decisions

If you were recently denied Social Security benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for medical or non-medical reasons, you may request an appeal online and provide documents electronically to support your appeal. You can file an appeal online even if you live outside of the United States.

To successfully submit your appeal, you will need to select the submit button before ending your online session. Submission of your appeals and necessary documents online will save time and can help return a faster decision.

If your disability claim was recently denied for medical reasons:

Appeal Medical Decision

If you started a disability medical appeal and did not complete it:
(For example: took a break, stopped to look up documents, timed out)

Continue A Medical Appeal You Already Started

If you received a non-medical decision letter from us that you disagree with or were denied for a reason that is not disability related:
(For example: income, resources, overpayments, living arrangements)

Appeal Other Decision

You can also call our toll-free number, 1-800-772-1213 (TTY  1-800-325-0778) or contact your local Social Security office.

[New] Check the Status of Your Appeal

Whether you applied online, by phone, or in an office, you can check the status of your disability and SSI appeals using your personal my Social Security account.

Check the Status of Your Appeal