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Social Security Phone Number
800-772-1213 · Kundendienst
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Recent reasons customers contacted Social Security:

Yes my mom passed away a month ago and we want to stop her Social Security and I also w...
Just want to talk to you a associate
i need to report that i lost my job and not have to repay yall because i need my benifits
I need a copy of what I get each month from social security
I need to change my routing number and account number I had to get a new card
I haven't received my or my sons social security payments for September. We recently m...
i need a replacement ssc however I do not know my sign in credentials
question about information disclosure
Social Security Benefit statements for the children for whom I am the guardian. I need...
Retirement benefits and surviving spouse filing.
I need help with starting a new Social Security account. I do not know know what I am d...
Someone called from San Antonio saying that my social had been used in fraudulent activ...
How can I start my application for my retirement benefits to start in March, ****? I wi...
I am ** years old and still work full time. I am collecting most of my RRRB pension. Ho...
Want to verify that I am receiving correct SSA benefit since husband’s death. Thank you
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Social Security contact information - compared

Above are our top recommendations for how to contact Social Security, including their top phone number and live chat options. Below you can compare and contrast the 4 ways to contact Social Security by looking at which ones are the fastest and which ones other customers recommend the most for solving Social Security customer service issues as reported to us by the 50 million or so customers that come to GetHuman each year and share their experiences. You can contact Social Security across the following mediums: Phone, Web.

Phone number / contactWaitVotes
38 min264
Entdeckung eines Betruges
2 min1697
Online Help
<2 Std1830
Internationaler Kundenservice
22 min573

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