HOW DO I FILE A SOCIAL SECURITY CLAIM? Written by WebAdmin on March 6, 2020. Posted in Uncategorized There are three ways:Call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213. This entails a long wait, and often a call back from the agency. They will make an appointment for you to complete the application on the phone, or to complete the application at a Social Security office. Go into a Social Security office “near” you. There may not be one near you. It is also best to have an appointment.File online at https://www.ssa.gov/applyfordisability/. Before you start, have a list of all your medical providers, with address, phone, and years seen. This will make the process much easier.