How do I apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments?

To apply for adult disability SSI payments:

  • Start the Disability process at our Apply Online for Disability Benefits page. Although this is not a SSI application, we can use most of the information you provide to start the disability process. Once you finish the online process, a Social Security representative will contact you for any additional information needed for the SSI application; or
  • Schedule an appointment with your local office to complete the application process.

 To apply for child disability SSI payments:

  • Schedule an appointment with your local office to complete the application process.

To schedule an appointment with your local office, call 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778) between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 

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