To sign up for Social Security, check your eligibility, collect necessary documentation, and visit the Social Security Administration's official website before using the tools on the website to complete the application process. Check the website periodically for the status of your application.Continue Reading
Familiarize yourself with all the requirements associated with Social Security benefits and ensure your eligibility.
Collect all necessary documentation. This includes proof of U.S. citizenship, your official birth certificate, Social Security card, and copies of all income-related records.
Using an electrical device and the Internet, visit the official website of the Social Security Administration.
From the main page of the Social Security Administration official website, locate the Retirement tab and click it.
Follow the instructions and truthfully provide all the information needed to make a decision on your case.
Sign the application electronically to complete the application process. Print and save a copy of the signed and completed application for your own records.
Check the status of your case periodically by visiting the Social Security Administration official website and providing your account or case information.