Delaware Social Security Offices

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Delaware Unemployment Office

1114 S Dupont Hwy
Dover, DE - 19901
(302) 739-5461

Dover Social Security Office

500 W. Loockerman St.
Dover, DE - 19904
800-772-1213
The Dover Social Security Office determines eligibility and pays benefits to those entitled to survivor benefits. Determines eligibility and pays benefits to the entitled legally blind. Determines eligibility and pays retirement benefits to those entitled aged 62 and older...

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Georgetown Social Security Office - Closed

20105 Office Circle
Georgetown, DE - 19947
800-772-1213
This office is now closed. Please use the new office in the Vineyards at Nassau Valley off US Route 9. 12001 Old Vine Blvd., Suite 101 in Lewes. The Georgetown Social Security Office determines eligibility and pays benefits to those entitled to survivor benefits. Determines eligibility and pays..

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New Castle Social Security Office

920 W Basin Road,
New Castle, DE - 19720
(866) 667-7221
The New Castle Social Security Office determines eligibility and pays benefits to those entitled to survivor benefits. Determines eligibility and pays benefits to the entitled legally blind. Determines eligibility and pays retirement benefits to those entitled aged 62 and older. Location Dire..

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Social Security Office Lewes

12001 Old Vine Blvd., Suite 101
Lewes, DE - 19958
866-864-1803
Office hours: Monday     9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Tuesday     9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Wednesday     9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Thursday     9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Friday     9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Free parking is available and public transportation is available via DART bus 206, which will have a s..

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Social Security Administrative Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take to get a Social Security card?

The Social Security Administration will mail your Social Security card as soon as they have all of the necessary information and have verified the appropriate documents. Generally, you will get your card within 10 business days from the date on your receipt.

How do I apply for Social Security retirement benefits?

It is recommended that you apply for retirement benefits three months before you want your payments to start. Applying online at https://secure.ssa.gov/iClaim/rib. One or more of the following documents may be needed in order to apply online. The end of the online application will provide instructions on where to submit them. The documents we may ask for are: Original birth certificate or other proof of birth [more info] (You may also submit a copy of your birth certificate certified by the issuing agency); Proof of U.S. citizenship or lawful alien status if you were not born in the United States [more info]; Copy of your U.S. military service paper(s) (e.g., DD-214 - Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) if you had military service before 1968; [more info]; and Copy of your W-2 form(s) [more info] and/or self-employment tax return [more info] for last year.

How do I change or correct my name on my Social Security number card?

If you legally change your name due to marriage, divorce, or any other reason, you need to go to your local office.

How do I apply for a replacement Social Security number card?

There is no cost to obtain a free or new Social Security Card. Get an application at this web link: https://www.ssa.gov/forms/ss-5.pdf. Then, either mail in your application or visit your local office. Try to make an appointment before visiting your location Social Security Office.