Iowa Social Security Offices

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Cedar Rapids Social Security Office

3165 Williams Blvd Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA - 52404
866-495-0088
The Cedar Rapids 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. Hours: ..

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Des Moines Social Security Office

455 Sw 5th St Ste F
Des Moines, IA - 50309
866-964-7583
The Des Moines 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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Carroll IA Social Security Office

818 N Bella Vista Dr
Carroll, IA - 51401
866-572-8381
The Carroll 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. Hours:     Mo..

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Fort Dodge Social Security Office

2315 2nd Ave North
Fort Dodge, IA - 50501
866-839-6193
The Fort Dodge 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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Dubuque Social Security Office

1635 Associates Dr
Dubuque, IA - 52002
877-405-3650
The Dubuque 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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Mason City Social Security Office

625 Village Grn Dr Sw
Mason City, IA - 50401
866-365-6708
The Mason City 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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Ottumwa Social Security Office

2429 Northgate St, Suite A
Ottumwa, IA - 52501
866-964-7394
The Ottumwa 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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Council Bluffs Social Security Office

20 Arena Way Ste 1
Council Bluffs, IA - 51501
866-331-9094
The Council Bluffs 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. Hours:   ..

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Sioux City Social Security Office

3555 Southern Hills Dr
Sioux City, IA - 51106
866-338-2859
The Sioux City 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. Hours:     ..

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Waterloo IA Social Security Office

3121 Greyhound Drive
Waterloo, IA - 50701
888-456-9554
The Waterloo 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. Hours:     M..

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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.