A Brief Introduction to Our Website
Hi! And welcome to socialsecurity.gov.
When it comes to Social Security, you'll be surprised at just how much you can do right here online.
Got a minute, I'd like to show you around.
Getting ready to retire
or just looking for some
information while you're making plans?
You've come to the right place.
Just click on the link that says "applying online for retirement benefits."
There you'll find information
to help you make informed decisions
about your retirement,
and when you are ready to retire,
you can actually apply
for your benefits online.
It's so easy!
And what's more, it's secure.
We've taken every precaution
to ensure that your personal
information is safe and
disclosed only to you.
Are you searching for
information on disability
or maybe you need to apply
for disability benefits?
Our "applying for disability benefits" link
is a great place to start;
you'll find answers and information
on practically everything
from how to fill out an application
to a checklist that tells you
all the information you'll need to apply.
Do you need a Social Security number and card? Or, if you already have a number, maybe you lost your card or need to change some information on it? Either way, we can help. Just go to the link entitled "requesting a Social Security card. Here you can download and print out an application and find out which documents you'll need to either mail or bring to your local Social Security office to finish the process.
And that's just the tip of the proverbial iceberg, there's so much more you can do and learn right here at socialsecurity.gov.