Apply for Social Security
The Social Security Administration site offers you a number of helpful services. In this case, forget the old joke, “I’m from the Government, and I’m here to help you.” This site is user friendly. You can
Apply for your Social Security online Estimate your retirement benefit Access FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
If you prefer to not do it online, there are two other options:
Apply in person. Office hours are Mon-Fri, 9:00am – 3:30pm. Before going into the office, call for an appointment. 866-931-9029 (local toll-free number), or 800-772-1213 (national toll-free number)
The Social Security office is located at 3701 American Way (directly behind the Home Depot off N. Reserve St) Missoula
By phone—800-772-1213. You can use the automated telephone services to get recorded information and conduct some business 24 hours a day. If you cannot handle your business through the automated services or would prefer to speak to a Social Security representative, call 7am-7pm. Monday through Friday. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call the toll-free TTY number, 1-800-325-0778.
Apply for, or Replace, a Social Security Card Change your name on your Social Security Card.