Online Statements Now Available at Social Security Gov!

You can now access your Social Security statements online at, which means not going to the Social Security office to request them in person. The ability to access statements online will save a lot of time.

Your Social Security Statement online provides:

  • Estimates of the retirement and disability benefits you may receive;
  • Estimates of benefits your family may get when you receive Social Security or die;
  • A list of your lifetime earnings according to Social Security’s records;
  • The estimated Social Security and Medicare taxes you've paid;
  • Information about qualifying and signing up for Medicare;
  • Things to consider for those age 55 and older who are thinking of retiring;
  • General information about Social Security for everyone;
  • The opportunity to apply online for retirement and disability benefits; and
  • A printable version of your Social Security Statement.
To get a personalized online statement, you first have to create a "My Social Security" account at You'll be asked to provide basic information like name, birth date and SSN as well as verify your identity by answering questions which the SSA checks against your credit history. It takes about 5 minutes.