If you or your representative, if you have one, want to withdraw a hearing request from the Social Security Administration, you may do so at any time before we mail your hearing decision. We must receive a request in writing, and the easiest way to withdraw a hearing request is by submitting the Request to Withdraw a Hearing Request (HA-85) form. Here are ways to submit the form to withdraw a hearing request:
Fill out the form online
To submit a Request to Withdraw a Hearing Request (Form HA-85) online click the link below to begin.Get Started
Complete and send us your withdrawal request through the mail
If you would like to send your request for withdrawal by mail, you can print the form and mail it to us. The printable form is available at:
HA-85 Request to Withdraw a Hearing Request
You may also send a written statement requesting a withdrawal of your hearing request.
You or your representative can send the completed form or written statement to your local Social Security hearing office.
If you have any questions, you may call the hearing office handling your case, or a local field office, and notify them that you wish to withdraw your request for hearing.