Social Security Disability Online Resources - What can you do on SocialSecurity.gov? FIle an applications for SSDI, start the appeals process for a denial letter and other things.

Socialsecurity.gov Resources


Social Security Disability Online Resources
What can you do when accessing the Social Security Administration website or Socialsecurity.gov? There are many tools that you can use on SocialSecurity.gov. See how much you have paid into the system, submit your disability application online, file an appeal for a denial, check the status of a pending claim and many other ways to save a trip to your local office. Below we have compiled links to the various services provided on Socialsecurity.gov. The site undergoes maintenance on a daily basis, and some of the services listed below are not available all the time. The current hours of operation of are below.

Hours (Eastern Time) Monday-Friday 5:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Saturday: 5:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM to 11:30 PM


Apply for Social Security Disability

Apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), the program based on work credits, online. If you are unsure what program you are eligible for you can make an account with the Social Security Administration on mySSA.gov. This account will allow you to see what programs you are eligible for and an estimated amount of what you would receive if approved for disability benefits. You can also check your estimated monthly payment for retirement benefits. Apply for Social Security Disability

SSA Best Tool

The SSA Best Tool is a screening tool that will help you understand what Social Security programs you are more than likely eligible to receive if approved without creating an account. This tool will evaluate retirement, disability, and spousal benefits. To get an accurate assessment, it is important that you answer all questions truthfully. SSA Best Tool

View your Social Security Statement Online

Create an account at mySSA.gov to review your yearly Social Security Statement. Creating an account will allow you to see what programs you are eligible for, how much your estimated disability and retirement amount is, how much you have you paid into the Social Security system. To create an account online with Social Security, you must have a valid email address, social security number, a US mailing address, and be at least 18 years of age. The signup process will ask personal information. The Social Security Administration asks that you only create accounts for yourself. View your Social Security Statement online


Business Services

Need an online portal for Social Security business services? Well, they have that too. The Business Portal allows employers, businesses, individuals, attorneys, and non-attorneys to submit information electronically to the Social Security Administration. Business Services




Apply for Supplemental Security Income

You can not currently apply for this program online You can check your eligibility online and find the relevant information you will need to complete the application. You will also find general information relating to Supplemental Security Income. If you create an account on mySSA.gov and review your earnings statement, and your Disability Insurance Benefits amount is not listed you may not have enough work credits for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. If you find yourself in this situation, contact us, and we can evaluate if you have lost your eligibility after reviewing the details relating to your claim.
Apply for Supplemental Security Income


Appeal a Recent Medical Denial

Have you been denied for Social Security Disability for medical reasons in the last 60 days? Do not delay your appeal if you disagree with the determination by Social Security. You can appeal your denial online. You will need information regarding changes to your medical condition since your application. If this is your second denial letter on the same claim, then you will need the same information since your first appeal. Remember, denials have an expiration date. You do not want to delay your request. Having any information related to the change in your medical condition prior to starting your appeal online will speed the process up. Appeal a Recent Medical Denial


Need a letter showing you receive, have applied, or don’t receive benefits?

Do you need to prove you are collecting Social Security benefits? Do you need proof you are not receiving benefits? You can request a benefits letter online. Often these are called budget letters, benefits letters, income letters or award letters. Used for a wide variety of things; like to prove income for a mortgage, to prove income for government subsidized health care, retirement and even proof of age. If you have applied for benefits and your claim is pending you may also receive a letter showing a pending application.
Need a letter showing you receive, have applied, or don’t receive benefits?

Block Electronic Access to your Social Security information

Worried that someone may access your Social Security information online? Would you like to stop access of your Social Security information online? You can block electronic access to your Social Security file at any time. The Social Security Administration does advise if you have been a victim of domestic violence, identity theft or have any other valid reason to block access electronically that you contact them as soon as possible. If you block access to your Social Security records electronically, you can ask the block to be lifted in the future. Block electronic access to your Social Security information