How do I appeal a decision on my application for disability benefits?

When we make a decision on your application, we will send you a letter explaining our decision. If you do not agree with our decision, you can appeal. That is, you can ask us to look at your case again. You must appeal within 60 days from the date you got our decision letter. You can:

For more information, call us at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778), Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 If you live outside the United States, see Service Around The World.

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The Appeals Process

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  • Date Created: 3/14/2014
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