Retirement Age Calculator
This page describes how the full retirement age to receive Social Security benefits is increasing.
How do I apply for a new or replacement Social Security number card?
If you cannot apply for a card online, you will need to show the required documents. We need to see different documents depending on your citizenship and the type of card you are requesting. See Learn What Documents You Need to find out what documents you will have to show. Fill out and print an Application for a Social Security Card ; and take or mail your application and documents to your local Social Security office.
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Welcome to SSA Best
Welcome to the Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST)
BEST helps you find out if you could get benefits that Social Security administers. Based on your answers to questions, this tool will list benefits for which you might be eligible and tell you more information about how to qualify and apply.
Information for Wounded Warriors and Veterans Who Have a Compensation Rating of 100% Permanent...
This page is the portal for the wounded warriors and veterans website. It contains a summary of SSA's benefits and services as well as other activities that SSA does in support of wounded warriors and veterans.
Protect yourself against fraud
A criminal may call and inform you that you owe money to the IRS and will ask for banking information or debit card number to pay them. Your financial information is used by the criminals to redirect your federal payments to an account they established and only they can access
A criminal may contact you with news that you won an unexpected cash award prize. The criminal asks for your bank account information to deposit your "award." Your financial information can then be used by the criminal to redirect your federal payments to an account they established and only they can access.
You receive a text and/or e-mail from a criminal posing as a legitimate financial institution that asks you to call and update your account information. The criminal can use your financial…
Helping Young People with Disabilities Successfully Transition to Adulthood
The transition to adulthood can be challenging, especially for young people with disabilities who come from low-income families and receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Social Security is with you through life’s journey, helping you secure today and tomorrow. Part of that commitment is creating a path for children with disabilities that leads to rewarding lives as adults
More than a million children with significant disabilities receive SSI benefits. During the transition years — generally from ages 14 to 18 and beyond — young people with disabilities ideally gain the knowledge and skills they’ll need to achieve independence and self-sufficiency. They face significant challenges, as many of the resources and services available to young people with disabilities…