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Social Security Online

Social Security Online... What Can You Do?

The Internet allows you to conduct a lot of your Social Security tasks online.

The Social Security Administration (SSA) Web site provides you with a quick, easy, and secure way to submit applications, determine if you are eligible for benefits, locate and submit forms, change your contact information, estimate your retirement benefits, and even file an appeal.

You can create your own personal My Social Security account online to access your Social Security statement and benefits. Setting up a MY Social Security account is quick and easy.

The following is an overview of what you can do online regarding Social Security:

Apply For Benefits:

-Apply for Social Security Retirement benefits.

-Apply for Social Security Disability benefits.

-Apply for Social Security Spouse's benefits.

-Start or continue the Adult Disability Report.

-Apply for Extra Help with your Medicare prescription drug costs.

-Apply for Medicare coverage.

-Check the status of your Social Security Application.

Appeal a Decision:

-Appeal a Social Security decision regarding your disability claim.

Benefit Qualification:

-Determine which Social Security benefits you can apply for using the Benefit Eligibility Screen Tool (BEST).

-Find out if you can get Extra Help with your Medicare prescription drug expenses.

Estimate Your Future Benefits:

-Retirement Estimator base on real time access to your earnings record.

-Find your full time retirement age.

-Calculate your retirement, disability, and survivor's benefits using the benefit calculator.

-Request your Social Security Statement.

-Block online and automated telephone access to your personal information.

If you get Social Security Benefits, you can:

-Choose your password.

-Get a password.

-Change your address or phone number.

-Request a Proof of Income letter.

-Block electronic and automated telephone access to your personal information.

-Get a replacement Medicare card.

If You get Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits, you can:

-Select or change the way you get information from Social Security if you are visually impaired or blind.

-Get a replacement Medicare card.

-Block electronic and automated telephone access to your personal information.

-Request a Proof of Income letter.

If you have a Password, you can:

-Change your address or phone number.

-Check your information and benefits.

-Change your password.

- Block electronic access to your personal information.

-Begin or change direct deposit.

Services For Businesses, Governments, Payees, and Third Parties:

-Verify Social Security Numbers.

-Use Government to Government services online.

-Use Business services online.

-Use Electronic Records Express to submit health or school records for disability claims.

-Select or change the way information from Social Security is received for blind or visually impaired persons.

-File a Representative Payee Accounting Report. is an information website owned by What Is It LLC.

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The official U.S. Government Social Security Web site is and

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