Why Wait? Get Your Social Security Benefit Verification Letter Online

Social Security puts you in control. Over the years, we have invested in technology that lets the public access many of our services online and save a trip to a Social Security office. We want to remind your clients that if they ever have to present proof of income or benefits — or show that they are not receiving benefits — it’s easy to get a benefit verification letter online.

Your clients can get a benefit verification letter instantly with a my Social Security account at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount. It takes only a few minutes to create an account.

The most common reason for needing a benefit verification letter is for proof of income when applying for a loan or mortgage. However, your clients may also need a benefit verification letter as proof of:

  • Income to qualify for assisted housing or other state or local benefits;
  • Current Medicare health insurance coverage;
  • Retirement status;
  • Disability;
  • Age; or
  • A pending benefits application with Social Security.

Please tell your clients about this time-saving online service and direct them to www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.