– Immediately online through my Social Security; or
Within 5 to 7 business days by contacting our toll free number, using our automated application, or talking to an agent. We will no longer provide this service through our field offices.
– Individuals can save a trip to a field office by getting an instant letter online with a personal my Social Security account, or continue to call us toll-free to request a letter by mail.
Since we now offer more convenient services, beginning on October 1, 2014, we will offer benefit verifications in our field offices only in emergency situations, in cases of hardship, or when a benefit verification is needed and cannot be obtained through another service channel. Our local offices will continue to do all that they can to assist members of the community.