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Registration Requirements For Direct Payments To Representatives


Find out what attorneys and other representatives need to know to get paid directly from a claimant's past-due benefits.

Social Security Protects Your Investment


Learn how we identify suspected fraud, waste, or abuse.

What You Need To Know About Misleading Advertising


Don't be victimized by misleading advertisers who use "Social Security" or "Medicare" to sell services that are available from Social Security free of charge.

Government Pension Offset


Learn how your Social Security benefits may be reduced if you get a pension based on work where you did not pay Social Security taxes.

How Social Security Can Help You When A Family Member Dies


Certain family members of the deceased may be eligible to receive monthly benefits, including a one-time payment of $255.

Social Security Number and Card — Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals


Learn more about how child noncitizens with deferred action may be able to get a Social Security number.

Information for Advocates, Social Service Agencies, and Other Third Parties - Request a Replacement Social Security Card Online


If your clients need a replacement Social Security card, let them know that they may be able to request a replacement card online using their own my Social Security account.

How to Apply for Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance During Your Special Enrollment Period


Learn the rules about the Medicare Part B Special Enrollment Period, how to apply and what happens if you don’t enroll in one.

Military Service And Social Security


Learn how military personnel earn Social Security credits and other general information about Social Security benefits.

How Workers' Compensation And Other Disability Payments May Affect Your Benefits


Find out how workers' compensation and other public disability benefits may reduce your Social Security benefits.

Household Workers


Learn about an employer's responsibility to withhold FICA taxes from a household worker's wages and the value of Social Security to household employees.

If You Are Self-Employed


Learn what self-employed people need to know about Social Security credits, how to figure net earnings, and how to report earnings.

A Guide For Farmers, Growers And Crew Leaders


If you work in the farming industry, learn what your Social Security and Medicare taxes cover and find out how to report your employees' income and your own as well.

If You Work For A Nonprofit Organization


Learn how workers in a nonprofit organization can pay Social Security and Medicare taxes and earn entitlement to benefits.

Disability Benefits For Wounded Warriors


Find out how you can receive expedited processing of your disability claim from us if you became disabled while on active military service on or after October 1, 2001.

Schedule of Social Security Payments - Calendar 2025


Get a current schedule for Social Security and SSI benefit payments in an easy-to-read calendar format.

Schedule of Social Security Payments - Calendar 2024


Get a current schedule for Social Security and SSI benefit payments in an easy-to-read calendar format.

Schedule of Social Security Payments - Calendar 2023


Get a current schedule for Social Security and SSI benefit payments in an easy-to-read calendar format.

Online Services From - Apply for Retirement, Disability, Medicare And So Much More!


Learn about the convenient and secure online services available from Social Security.

Parent's Benefits


This publication explains survivors benefits information for parents of deceased workers.

The "Notch" Provision


Learn how correcting a flawed formula for calculating cost-of-living adjustments affected beneficiaries born in 1917 through 1921.

This is an archival or historical document and may not reflect current policies or procedures.

5 Things Every Woman Should Know About Social Security


This publication explains essential Social Security and benefit information for working women.

Windfall Elimination Provision


Find out how your Social Security benefits could be affected if you’re eligible for a pension from work not covered by us.

Use Electronic Records Express to Send Records Related to Disability Claims


Discover the advantages of submitting disability claims electronically.

How State And Local Government Employees Are Covered By Social Security And Medicare


Learn why some state and local employees are covered by their public pensions only; some are covered by both public pensions and Social Security; and some are covered by Social Security only.

If You Are Blind Or Have Low Vision - How We Can Help


Learn about special services available from Social Security for people who are blind or have low vision.

Get Your Benefit Verification Online with my Social Security


You can get a benefit verification letter online instantly by using your personal my Social Security account. If you don’t have an account, you can create one today. It’s easy, convenient and secure.

Information for Tax Preparers


Tax Preparers can learn about our useful resources for helping their clients easily access tax related documents and services.

Incentives To Help You Return To Work


Find out how disabled Social Security and Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries can return to work and still receive health care and benefits.

Your Ticket To Work


If you receive disability benefits and want to work, learn how you can take advantage of the Ticket to Work program and keep your benefits and Medicare coverage while you make the transition.

Your Ticket To Work: What You Need To Know To Keep It Working For You


Learn how Social Security determines a person's progress under the Ticket to Work program and how earnings affect benefits.

Special Payments After Retirement


Learn how special payments for work done before retirement, such as bonuses, vacation pay and commissions, do not count toward the Social Security earnings limit.

Employment Networks In Social Security's Ticket To Work Program


Find out how people with a qualifying disability can get vocational rehabilitation, employment, and other support services from public and private providers, employers, and other organizations.

Your Retirement Benefit: How It Is Figured


Learn about the formula used to calculate Social Security retirement benefits and take advantage of a worksheet to help you estimate your retirement benefits.

How To File An Unfair Treatment Complaint Concerning An Administrative Law Judge


Learn what you should do if you think the administrative law judge who conducted your hearing treated you unfairly.

Get Your Payments Electronically


Receiving Social Security electronic payment is a simple, safe, and secure way to receive your benefits — even if you don't have a bank account.

If You Are A Farm Worker


Learn how Social Security can help you and your family, the importance of your Social Security number, how your boss reports your earnings, and how to make sure your earnings are reported correctly.

A Guide For Representative Payees


Find out what you need to know when you are appointed as representative for someone else's Social Security benefits and SSI payments.

What You Need To Know When You Get Retirement Or Survivors Benefits


Find out what you can expect from Social Security, what your reporting responsibilities are, and how to report changes that could affect benefits.

How To Correct Your Social Security Earnings Record


Check your earnings record to make sure your earnings have been properly reported to Social Security. You and your family may not receive the right amount of benefits if all your wages are not shown on your record.

A Special Examination Is Needed For Your Disability Claim


After you apply for disability benefits, you may need special medical exams or tests before we can decide whether you qualify.

Incentive Payments For State And Local Institutions Under Social Security Programs


Find out how some institutions can receive payments for reporting information about confined or incarcerated people.

New Numbers For Domestic Violence Victims


Learn how a victim of family violence may be able to get a new Social Security number.

Working While Disabled: How We Can Help


Learn about incentives for working while still receiving disability benefits, such as the trial work period, continuation of Medicare and credit for impairment-related work expenses.

Foreign Workers And Social Security Numbers


Learn about Social Security's policy on issuing Social Security numbers to foreign workers who are authorized to work in the United States.

What You Can Do Online -


Get the website address for Social Security’s online services.

What Prisoners Need To Know


Find out how to apply for or get Social Security or Supplemental Security Income benefits reinstated after being released from jail, prison, or certain other public institutions.

Your Payments While You Are Outside The United States


Learn about special reporting responsibilities for Social Security beneficiaries living outside the United States.

What You Need To Know When You Get Social Security Disability Benefits


Find out what you can expect from Social Security and how and when to report changes that can affect your benefits.

Special Benefits For World War II Veterans


Find out about a special program for certain veterans of World War II.

Social Security Administration Ticket to Work program information for tribal programs and tribal nations


Social Security Administration Ticket to Work program information for tribal programs and tribal nations.

How International Agreements Can Help You


Learn about the agreements between the United States and other countries to help you avoid double taxation while working abroad, and help you qualify for future Social Security benefits.

International Students And Social Security Numbers


Learn about the rules that apply to international students who want a Social Security number.

How You Can Help Us Protect Your Social Security Number and Keep Your Information Safe


You can help Social Security protect your Social Security number and information with a few simple steps. This fact sheet explains how.

Changing your name and need an updated Social Security card?


Learn how to update your Social Security card after a name change.

Your Retirement Checklist


When to start receiving retirement benefits is a personal decision based on your situation. Learn about factors to consider as you think about when to start receiving your Social Security retirement benefits.

Who do I contact - Social Security or Medicare?


Get the right information from the right resource. This factsheet provides links to SSA and Medicare webpages with the information you need.

Monthly Wage Reporting And SSI For Sheltered Workshops


Learn how sheltered workshops can participate in electronic monthly wage reporting and how SSI recipients can get accurate payments.

Re-Entering The Community After Incarceration - How We Can Help


Find out how Social Security beneficiaries can have their benefits start again after being released from prison.

Information for Funeral Homes


This publication provides funeral homes with an overview of benefits survivors may be eligible for after the death of a loved one.

Medicare Annual Verification Notices: Frequently Asked Questions


Find out more about income-related monthly adjustment amounts for Medicare premiums.

Understanding The Extra Help With Your Medicare Prescription Drug Plan


An overview of the Extra Help available to cover the costs of a Medicare prescription drug plan and a list of factors you should consider when comparing plans.

Medicare In Puerto Rico


Puerto Rican residents can avoid penalties by asking for Medicare Part B, medical insurance, at the same time they apply for Medicare Part A.

How To Apply Online For Retirement, Spouses Or Medicare Benefits


Get easy-to-follow instructions for using Social Security’s online benefit application.

Cost-Of-Living Adjustment


Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are adjusted to reflect the increase, if any, in the cost of living. This fact sheet explains the purpose of the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) and how it is figured.

Retirement Information For Medicare Beneficiaries


This guide provides information that can help you decide when to start receiving your Social Security retirement benefits.

How To Apply Online For Medicare Only


Get step-by-step instructions on using the online Medicare-only benefit application, complete with screenshots.

How To Create An Online Account


Get step-by-step instructions for creating a personal “my Social Security” account.

Apply Online for Disability Benefits: The most convenient way to apply for disability


Find out about the advantages of applying online for disability benefits.

The Fastest Way To Verify Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Benefits


Get a benefit verification letter instantly using your personal my Social Security account.

Getting A Replacement Social Security Card


This information for advocates, social service agencies and other third parties explains how to help clients get a replacement Social Security card.

How to Get Proof of Social Security Numbers or Benefits


Information for agencies and other organizations on how to get proof of Social Security Numbers or Benefits.

Social Security Administration’s 100% Permanent & Total Veterans Initiative


The Social Security Administration is launching a new initiative to provide expedited processing of disability claims filed by veterans who have a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Compensation rating of 100% Permanent & Total (P&T).

Social Security Coverage For Employees Of Foreign Governments And Instrumentalities Of Foreign Governments Working In The United States


Learn if your earnings are covered by Social Security if you work in the United States for a foreign government or an instrumentality of a foreign government.

Frequently Accessed Online Services


Learn about online service options that don’t require a visit to a Social Security office. This fact sheet includes brief descriptions, webpage links, and QR codes you can use if reading this fact sheet in print.

Fact Sheet: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)


Learn about the Social Security Disability Insurance program.

Fact Sheet: Supplemental Security Income (SSI)


This is an overview of Supplemental Security Income.

Are You Eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?


This new publication is a factsheet to inform the public about SSI eligibility.

What You Need to Know About Your Supplemental Security Income (SSI) When You Turn 18


Learn about the age-18 redetermination, work incentives, and services that helps children who receive SSI make the transition to adulthood.

What You Need To Know When You Get Supplemental Security Income (SSI)


Learn about SSI recipients’ rights and responsibilities — what they can expect, events they must report, and how to report them.

A Guide To SSI For Groups And Organizations


This is a comprehensive explanation of SSI tailored to groups and organizations that serve or have contact with the SSI population.

Working While Disabled - A Guide to Plan to Achieve Self-Support


Learn how to develop a plan to achieve self-support while still receiving SSI payments.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in Hawaii


Learn about the money the state of Hawaii adds to federal SSI payments each month.

SSI In Vermont


Learn about the money the state of Vermont adds to federal SSI payments each month.

Understanding Supplemental Security Income


Learn about Supplemental Security Income eligibility requirements.

How Religious Exemptions Work


Learn about how some people may request a religious exemption from paying SECA or FICA taxes if they are members of a religious sect opposed to receiving payments made because of disability, death, or old age/retirement.

Survivors Benefits for Same-Sex Partners and Spouses


This fact sheet explains how more same-sex partners may qualify for survivors benefits under an agreement for Ely v. Saul and Thornton v. Commissioner of Social Security.

Red Book


The Red Book provides information on Social Security and SSI disability. It is written primarily for educators, advocates, rehabilitation professionals, and counselors who serve people with a qualifying disability. We also expect applicants and beneficiaries to use it as a self-help guide.

Blue Book


This edition of Disability Evaluation Under Social Security, also known as the Blue Book, has been specially prepared to provide physicians and other health professionals with an understanding of the disability programs administered by the Social Security Administration. It explains how each program works, and the kinds of information a health professional can furnish to help ensure sound and prompt decisions on disability claims.

End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)


Get general information about options available to ESRD patients.

Adult Disability Starter Kit


Learn how to get ready for your disability interview or online application with a checklist, an optional worksheet to help you gather information, and a fact sheet with answers to questions.

Qualifying for Benefit Continuation After You Turn 18


Information about the age-18 redetermination process.

What Resources and Services Are Available to Help You Earn Money?


Contact information for resources and providers who can help the beneficiary earn income.

How Can Work Incentives Help You Receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid While Working?


Information about work incentives helping beneficiary receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid while working.

What You Need to Know About Earning Money and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)


Information about Social Security work incentives to assist beneficiaries with increasing their income.

Turning 18


Information about what happens to the beneficiary's Supplemental Security Income (SSI) when they turn 18.

Resources for Work Equals Success for Me!


List of resources and programs to help the beneficiary prepare to work.

Social Security Disability and Veterans Affairs Disability — How Do They Compare?


Learn about the differences between the disability programs administered by the Social Security Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Tip Sheet: Preparing for a Telehealth Consultative Examination (CE)


Learn about Attending a Telehealth Consultative Examination.

Your Guide to Social Security Disability Video Hearings


If you are getting ready for a hearing before an administrative law judge, Social Security offers an efficient method using new technology—video hearings. With video hearings, we can make the hearing more convenient for you. Often an appearance by video hearing can be scheduled faster than an in-person appearance.

Electronic Services For Appointed Representatives Hearings and Appeals


Appointed representatives can access their clients' electronic claim folders (eFolders) pending at the hearing level via a secured website.

Your Right To An Administrative Law Judge Hearing And Appeals Council Review Of Your Social Security Case


If you are eligible for Social Security or Supplemental Security Income Benefits, we want to make sure you get them on time and in the right amount. After we decide your benefit eligibility, we will either stop your benefits or change the amount, and we will send you a letter explaining our decision. If you disagree with our decision, you have the right to appeal it. When you ask for an appeal, Social Security may review the entire decision, including those parts which were favorable to you.

Online Video Hearings at the Social Security Administration


Learn how Social Security conducts online video hearings safely and securely using your smartphone, tablet, or camera-enabled computer with a private internet connection.