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Apply for Social Security benefits

Retirement or Spouse's benefits [Learn More]

Medicare [Learn More]

Disability [Learn More]

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

If you want to apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), please read "How Do I Apply For SSI?"

Note: If you need proof that you applied for benefits, but have not received an answer yet, you can use your my Social Security account to get a benefit verification letter.

Get your Social Security Statement 

You can create a my Social Security account with us and view your Social Security Statement online at any time.

Appeal a decision

Find out if you qualify for benefits

Find out what benefits you can apply for
Use our screening tool to help identify all the different Social Security programs for which you may be eligible. (Available anytime)

Estimate your future benefits

If you get Social Security benefits or have Medicare you can...

If you get Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits you can...

Get a letter saying you don’t receive benefits

Even if you don't get benefits, you can use your my Social Security account to get a benefit verification letter if you:

  • Need a letter stating that you never received Social Security benefits, SSI, or Medicare;

  • Used to get benefits and you need a letter that says when your benefits stopped or how much you received that year; or

  • Applied for benefits but have not received an answer yet. 

Block electronic access to your information

You can block online and automated telephone access to our information about you. (This service is available to everyone.)

You may want to block access if you have been a victim of domestic violence or identity theft. [More Information]

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