As of 2015, the Social Security office phone number is 1-800-772-1213. This is an automated telephone service that can be used to receive recorded information and conduct a limited amount of business. It is available 24 hours a day, and the phone numbers of local offices generally are not published.
This automated service can assist in handling services for all beneficiaries, including requests for form SSA-1099, a statement and a replacement tax summary. It can also help locate a local Social Security office. Users can request an application to obtain a Social Security card. In addition, Medicare beneficiaries can request a claims status. Informational messages on a variety of related topics are also available.