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  Can I apply for Social Security benefits on the Internet?
  Can I apply for Social Security benefits on the Internet?


Yes. You can apply for Social Security retirement, spouse's or disability benefits online.

To help you prepare to apply for retirement or spouse's benefits, you may want to first visit our Retirement Planners.

If you plan to apply for disability benefits, you will find all the forms and information you need online.

Reviewing and collecting the information shown in the Disability Starter Kit will help prepare you for your disability interview or help you to complete your online Disability Report. The Disability Report form asks for information about your conditions or impairments that prevent you from working. At this time, you cannot apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits online. However,iIf you are applying for SSI disability for an adult or a child, you can complete the Disability Report online. You can also view the fact sheet and checklist in the Disability Starter Kit to see what information you will need and the kinds of questions we will ask when you have your disability interview in your local Social Security office or over the phone

If you wish to file for SSI benefits (aged, blind or disabled), contact Social Security .immediately, so that you do not lose any potential benefits. You can call 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778) or visit your local Social Security office.

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