Description: The following passage is talking about ssi login. You are going to learn how to create your own online my Social Security account. You can use it to view a record of your earnings, the Social Security taxes you have paid and an estimate of your future benefits.
I’m Chris from the Social Security Administration, today I’d like to show you how to create a my social security account, you can create your account in a few minutes, it’s safe and secure, there are many reasons why you and the people should have a my social security account.
Before you ever receive benefits from Social Security, you can use your account to access your Social Security Statement and verify the accuracy of your earnings, verifying your earnings is very important because your earnings are the basis of future benefits you may receive from Social Security.
You can also get estimates of your future benefits after you begin receiving benefits, if you are currently receiving them, you can easily use your account to manage your benefits and get instant proof of your benefits, you can also change your address and phone number and start or change your direct deposit information.
Creating a my social security account is easy, let me walk you through the steps, to create an account you must have a valid email address, a social security number, a US mailing address and you have to be at least 18 years of age.
If you don’t have an email account, you’ll need to create one before logging into my Social Security, there are many free options available, it takes as little as five minutes to set up an email account, once you have a valid email address, you can begin the registration process from my social security.
To start, go to www.socialsecurity.gov and select sign in in the top right corner of the page, next select create an account, this will bring you to our Terms of Service page, after reading this information, select the box that displays I agree to the Terms of Service and select next to continue.
On this page enter your first name, middle initial and last name as shown on your social security card, next enter your social security number, then enter your date of birth, home address and phone number, please notice the option to add an extra level of security to your account by selecting yes.
Now you are prompted to select an additional question to answer, with this feature activated you will receive a temporary code via text message, each time you attempt to login, you’ll use this code along with your account password to access your account.
Keep in mind that your cell phone provider’s message rates may apply, select next to proceed, to secure your identity we ask a few personal questions to which only you will know the answer, select next, after you answer these questions, the last steps are to provide a username, password and email address and to select password reset questions to help you in the future if you forget your username or password.
When creating your username, keep in mind that it must consist of 8 to 20 letters or numbers, it cannot be your social security number or name, your password must be a minimum of 8 characters and contain at least one uppercase letter, one lower case letter, one number, one symbol and must begin with either a letter or a number.
After you enter your login information and answer the password reset questions, select next to finish, once you’ve completed all of these steps, you’ll receive a message that states congratulations, you successfully created an account.
You are now ready to begin using your new my social security account, to take advantage of the services and information in my social security for more information about social security and to learn about our many other online services, I encourage you to visit our website at www.socialsecurity.com, thanks for reading.