Harrisburg Social Security Office

Harrisburg Social Security Office

The Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg 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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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 Harrisburg Social Security Office

  • Can I apply for Social Security benefits online?

    Yes, you can do your application at www.ssa.gov.

  • 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 www.ssa.gov 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, SSecurityOffices.com 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.

  • 30 Reviews For Harrisburg Social Security Office

    They are still under sheep covid communist rule. They still have a max capacity and strict mask enforcement. Plus they put in a hallway with no chairs for hours. Hope you never need to come because it is a typical communist federal government hypocrisy!
    Goody Weaver
    My son needs a replacement card for his driver's permit, so I called to make an appointment to drop off documents for the application. Sat on hold for an hour, then someone picked up and just hung up on me. If everyone else can be back at work, these government offices should have to be open. Now I'm seeing that people are waiting months to even get the cards they request, when the website says 2 weeks. Maybe the Libertarians are right.n>:(
    Kate Smith
    I didn't think this state of PA could go any lower with gov. services the have absolutely NOTHING to offer. This is the capital and they cannot get ANYTHING right, but they think they are big time stuff. Rude inconsiderate operators.that act like I am bothering them. Time for these people to go back to the office with supervision. Waited 2 hours 7 minutes for this abuse!!!
    Nikolai Given
    Honestly they do not answer the phone at all no matter what time or day you call. They say that it takes 4-7 weeks after receiving yourproof of identificationto process and send back your proof then 7-10 days to send you your new ssn card, HOWEVER I have been waiting two months since I was sent back my proof of identity and still no new ssn card. I'm 19 and I need it to get a state ID, license, job, etc. Stop horsing people around and do your jobs.
    OMG!!! I have been phoning them since couple of weeks. 10-15 phone calls per day to get them but no one is getting hold of. Very poor services. They are ripping government by just sitting there. I am wondering, what are they doing there ? Spend time in insta and Facebook ? They should be fired from this job and hire new people.
    Matthew Burger
    The social security office of Harrisburg has very little prepared for winter covid preparedness. They're only accepting appointments,good. Bad that you have to call in 30+ times in a row to get someone. Then once here... They make you wait outside for your appointment time... In winter. Disabled folks and old folks waiting for their appointments outside. Oh and let's not mention the huge lack of parking anywhere near the building.
    Extremely terrible customer service, nowhere close to the building to park you have to park a block or more away, hard to get on the phone you're either on hold forever or it hangs up on you like it literally just did me when it told me to push 0 for the next available agent.
    Michele Foreman
    I put 3 stars down simply because when I called this number last year, the guy who answered was semi nice. Harrisburg office also caught the fraudster working under my daughters name when her identity was hacked a few years ago. For that, you deserve some good ratings.nnBut could you all get back to work soon? In ALL the buildings? Not just yours? We all have in person business to attend to.
    Jessa H
    have to make an appointment to give them the paperwork. can't make an appointment because no one ever answers the phone.
    J Foster
    I have been calling for days and can not get through! The prompter keeps hanging up after spending many many minutes on hold!!
    Khadka Chhetry
    No one answers the phone. After calling for hours and finally someone answered my call. The lady was super rude and she just talk and talk without even listening to what I was calling for and eventually after rudely talking she hung up on me.
    Madan Kharel
    The worst customer service ever! I called to simply update my address but the way they talk is like we own money to them or something, I waited to talk to them for 20 minutes and when they finally picked up, I verified them of who I am and told them my problem, the rep was so rude and just hung up on me. How can we fix our problem if the customer service is not even willing to help. This office need audit and hire people with some decency.
    Kami Slaughter
    No one answers the phone and they just hang up on you. I wish there was another place to go for important documents.
    David Shiery
    Get there before they open. Took 10 minutes to get signed in and get a number. Was done in less than a hour. My person was very helpful with my situation. No poor attitude. Treat them with respect and you will get the same in return. I was dreading going in due to the other reviews, and was pleasantly surprised by my experience.
    Abby Rivera
    Came in on a Monday to get my name changed on my s.s card - no appointment, I waited less than 45 mins, when my number was called the gentleman helped me get everything processed in under 10 mins if that. My receipt said possibly 2 weeks for my new card to come and it came the Friday after I was there!
    lolita brewer
    Worst government ran office ever. Threatened to hand cuff me because I enquired about my deceased husbands case. Keep your eyes open guys this is the new America no rights, no freedom of speech and no benefits for me going on three months because I would not fall in line. Insulted my mothering abilities by posting on my account that my daughter who I love and has always been with me needs a representative. What is this world coming to when we the people are bullied
    Tshering Tamang
    No one answered the phone we need to protest infront of Harrisburg building
    k bharathi
    No one picks the calls after hours of being on call.
    Kris Wingert
    Odd Wednesday hours and rude workers. Seems a birth certificate is not a valid form of ID, even though it is on the web site. Had to go back 3 times to just get my daughters social card to get her drivers license. He even asked me for an insurance card with her name on it. Why would I have that on me? Way too hard to just prove who you are anymore.
    Edwin Moore
    40 minute wait on the phone, to get a rude case worker that only cares about the time limit on calls. Unbelievable! This office is just as broken as our Judicial System. Donu2019t fix the problem- just keep prolonging it enough until you give up.
    Stephen Gunther
    Not so bad to go.... If you arrive 30mins before the doors open. Start a line on the right side of the hallway. If you are there before the doors open you can be in-and-out in 20min.nThe only problem I had being new to this location is, if you park in the garage below the offices make sure to take your parking ticket with you! Get your parking pass stamped from the office you visited. Then you have to go to the 1st floor to buy a token to get out. It is $5 if you have a stamp from an office in the building. If you dont have a stamp it will cost you $25. It took me going back to the SS office to get my pass stamped. Then walked around the building back into the garage to get my vehicle out.
    Robby Bones
    Social Security should outsource or privatize to a corporation, would be a much needed upgrade. I have a newborn son and a birth certificate was not enough to get his first name fixed that was a clerical error on their part. Why can't i verify this information before SSN is issued??? They need more documentation to prove he's ALIVE?!
    Talya Taylor
    I have no idea why the comments are bad about the workers there. Everyone was so kind to me. If you treat people the you want them to treat you , there would not be a problem. I waited for an hour maybe. Why would I be angry to them ? They do their job good!
    Kings Kid
    These people are a joke I have never dealt with such rude and disrespectful worker in my life the way I have today they need to reach a class on customer service not sure why some of these people even have a job here the way they talk to customer is ridiculous asked to speak to manager or supervisor and nobody wanted to transfer me so now I will be filing a complaint
    Donny Black
    No answer makes it hard to get proper identification
    On hold for 2 hours no on is picking up
    Dylan Kelly
    Michael, the employee who has been answering the phone, is beyond rude. He hangs up on people constantly.
    elizabeth bryant
    Have tried to get information corrected there times nothing changed no corrections were made
    Ellie Engle
    I was given a paper stating I would get my ss card in 2 weeks I need proof of my ss#....not very helpful to be honest.
    All operators are busy? Called here because the Reading office number I have to call says it's not in service.

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