Get Your Social Security Benefits Letter Online

If you need proof you get Social Security benefits, Supplemental Security (SSI) Income, or Medicare, you can get a benefit verification letter online by using your personal my Social Security account. This letter is sometimes called a “budget letter,” “benefits letter,” “proof of income letter,” or “proof of award letter.” Organizations may request this letter from you if you apply for state or local benefits, a mortgage, assisted housing, or a loan.

You can also get proof that you have never received Social Security benefits or Supplemental Security Income, or proof that you have applied for benefits.

To get any of these kinds of benefit verification letters, visit

If you can’t or don’t want to use their online account, or you need a letter for a dependent, you can call at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778), Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.