Traveling this summer?

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Social Security is there for you when you travel, whether you’re in the United States or in another country. Their online services page at provides you with a wide variety of self-service options you can use on your cell phone, tablet, or computer.

Through their online services, you can:

    • Find out if you qualify for benefits.
    • Apply for Social Security retirement, disability, and Medicare benefits.
    • Get your Social Security Statement.
    • Request a replacement Social Security card.
    • Appeal a decision.

Do you receive Social Security benefits or Medicare?  If so, you can create or log in to your personal "My Social Security" account to:

    • Get your benefit verification letter.
    • Check your information and benefit amount.
    • Change your address and telephone number.
    • Start or change your direct deposit.
    • Get a replacement SSA-1099 or SSA-1042S for tax season.
    • Report your wages if you work and receive disability benefits or SSI.

Create a personal "My Social Security" account today at to take advantage of these easy-to-use features.  Also, please share their online services page with family and friends who need this important information.