The Social Security Administration offers a few ways of applying for Social Security Disability benefits – by mail, over the phone, online, or in person. You may also choose to apply via a combination of methods, but once you’ve made an appointment for either a visit to or a phone call with your
1. Do some preparation before you apply. To make your application process go more smoothly, and to make your claim more successful, you should spend some time thinking about and gathering information that the Social Security claims representative will be requesting at the time of your application interview.