Independence KS Social Security Office

Independence KS Social Security Office

The Independence Social Security Office is available to answer all of your questions and concerns regarding your social benefits, your social security card and more.

Here you can find the contact information for this office, including phone number, location and office hours. You can also find a FAQ section where we answer the most common questions asked at Independence Social Security Office.

If you visit this location, please tell us about your experience. It can be useful for others seeking assistance with Social Security issues.

If you visit the Independence Social Security Office, please tell us about your experience. It can be useful for others seeking help for a tax problem.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, it was suspended face-to-face service to the public at the Social Security Offices until further notice. However, you can still receive assistance by phone, fax, or online. Your local field office is available to take your call Monday through Friday, 9AM - 4PM.

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Top online services you might receive

You can go to the official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration to receive assistance online. This way you can request the following services without visiting your local office:

Apply for Benefits

  • Apply for Retirement Benefits
  • Apply for Disability Benefits
  • Apply for Medicare Benefits
  • Appeal a Decision

Review Your Information

  • View Your Latest Statement
  • Review Your Earnings History
  • Estimate Retirement Benefits
  • Check Application Status

Manage Your Account

  • Change Your Address
  • Set Up or Change Direct Deposit
  • Print Proof of Benefits
  • Print Your 1099

Frequently Ask Questions at Independence Social Security Office

  • Can I apply for Social Security benefits online?

    Yes, you can do your application at

  • How long does it take to get a Social Security card?

    As soon as you provide all the information and documents required, the Social Security Administration will mail you your Social Security card. Generally, you can receive your Social Security Card within 2 weeks from the application day.

  • How do I change the name on my Social Security card?

    You will need to complete the Application for a Social Security Card by downloading Form SS-5 from the Social Security website. Once completed, you will need to mail the form or deliver it in person to your local office, along with the original copies of the documents needed to prove your identity.

  • How to replace a stolen or lost Social Security Card?

    You can request the replacement card online at or by calling 1-800-772-12-13. You can also do it by visiting your local office and providing an identification card to prove your identity.

  • Can I schedule an appointment with Social Security through this website?

    No, is not associated with the U.S. Social Security Administration and has no contact with its offices. As we only provide contact information, you must contact your local office directly to schedule, reschedule or cancel an appointment.

  • 23 Reviews For Independence KS Social Security Office

    Rachel Crigger
    Staff are very understanding, patient and welcoming. The security guard went above and beyond today by walking with and helping to calm my adult son who was having trouble coping with the appointment. Staff were quick and located answers to our questions. Thank you Independence Social Security Office!
    Tammie Harris
    I had to go in the office today with my 3 year old son who has autism he doesn't like new surroundings, crowded areas, alot of noise and the slightest one of these changes can set him off into violent outbursts which was the case today bitting and hitting himself, throwing his sippy cup making messes on the floor twice, yelling and knocking my glasses of my face. I felt bad and it brought me to tears as I felt I was the cause of these outburst because I had to take him into this setting to complete the things I had to get done like dropping off his medical diagnosis for his disability interview on Tuesday, and getting a new copy of his social security card. Even with all this going on the security guard was trying to play with my son, talk to him, show him the fan just doing any and everything he could to make a smooth wait till our number was called. Then once we got to the window the gentleman assisted us and again both were supportive trying to make the transactions as smooth as possible for my son!!!!!! It truly makes a difference when you have people in this office who cares about others. Thanks again gentleman for going above and beyond the call of duty to make my son's Paul and mine a little easier!!!!! You two really need to be recognized for your kindness. When I left out that office today I knew that no matter what a child's disability these two man will go above and beyond to make their time at this office more enjoyable!!!!nnThanks again Tammie and Paul Harris
    Easy E
    I was in the kcmo office day before this appointment, big difference, everyone was friendly at this location there was no allday camp out to get helped and i actually had 2call backs from this office that helped my issues along. ..ud83dudc4dud83dudc4dto the independence,
    Geo Eisele
    I called and asked specifically what I needed to bring to get a replacement social security card for our grandson. Three things. That's it. I get in there and wait and wait and wait, just to be told that he has to be there also. Total waste of my day. Total lack of professionalism.
    Zachary Freisberg
    The man working the window is an idiot. Didn't know what suspect meant, repeated the same info over and over and over again. Wouldn't listen when my wife and I were trying to give him new info. Blamed the mistakes on DHS when they said it was in MD. Now we have her work authorization card and he still doesn't know......
    Karrie Jo Foulk-johanson
    This place is a dam joke! They don't answer the dam phones! 4 days back to back 6 times a day I have tried to call and nobody answers!! What do you do???
    Christine Tholen
    Only one person working and he took a break just 1 hour and 15 min after the doors opened and the lobby is full. If you need to come, plan to stay a long time.
    Kerri Hugo
    They never answer the phone and u are on hold from 9am to closing and no get through and the automated system just hangs up
    Maury Aho
    Don't bother calling this office. They will not answer.
    Curtis Foster
    Government at it's finest!!! They arm places like this but not schools. Give me a break.
    Africa Cole
    Good customer service
    Terra Schommer
    Very kind and polite staff people.
    Donnie Caldwell
    Friendly people always a wait here when I go there
    Jackie Phillips
    Was not busy Very friendly
    Jackie Phillips
    Very nice people and helpful
    Nakyia Swift
    Jonathan Pendergrass
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    Joseph Moyer
    Anthony Turner
    Chad Brooks
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