Tacoma Social Security Office – 2608 S 47th St, WA 98409

This page covers all relevant information about the Tacoma Social Security Office at 2608 S 47th St, Tacoma, WA, 98409. In addition to the office phone number, we also provide driving directions, hours of operation, and answers to frequently asked questions.

For specific information about your Social Security benefits or to schedule an appointment, call the Tacoma Social Security Office using the phone number listed below. The SSA representatives at the Tacoma office location should be able to help with any important questions related to Social Security retirement benefits, disability benefits, SSI, or Medicare.

Your local Social Security office is closed for in-person service until further notice. You are still able to access critical services via phone, fax and online.

Office & Contact Information

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Address: 2608 S 47th St, Tacoma, WA 98409 Get Directions
Office Hours:
Monday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday: Closed Today
Sunday: Closed Today

Directions to the Tacoma Social Security Office – 2608 S 47th St Office

From I-5 Take 38th St West Exit, Turn Left At 3rd Stop Light (pine St). Go To South 47th St. Office Is Located At Corner Of South 47th And Pine Behind The 7-11 Store. Park In The Lot Behind 7-11.public Transportation - Take Any Pierce Transit Bus That Stops At Tacomamall Transit Center ( 51,52,53,54,55,56,57,59,210,300) Walk One Block West From Transit Center To Corner Of South 47th And Pine St.

Tacoma Social Security Office Services

Every Social Security Office location offers similar services. From replacing your Social Security card to applying for Social Security retirement benefits, the office representatives should be able to help with any Social Security-related service. Below, we listed the services available at your local office in Tacoma, Washington, but you can contact the office if you need more specific guidance.

  • Get a new or replacement Social Security card
  • Make changes to your Social Security card
  • Review your latest Social Security statement
  • Review your earnings history
  • Apply for retirement benefits
  • Estimate your retirement benefits
  • Receive a copy of your proof of benefits
  • Apply for SSDI or SSI benefits
  • Apply for Social Security survivor or spousal benefits
  • Apply for Medicare
  • Get a replacement Medicare card
  • Get direct deposit for your Social Security benefits

Online Services

Many Social Security services can now be done online. Not only can utilizing online services save you a trip to the Tacoma office location, it will also usually result in faster processing times. Below you can find a list of some common Social Security services that are now offered online.

  • View your latest Social Security Statement
  • Review your earnings history
  • Estimate your retirement benefits
  • Check the status of your application
  • Apply for retirement benefits
  • Apply for disability benefits
  • Apply for Medicare benefits
  • Request an appeal for a decision
  • Change your address
  • Set up or change your direct deposit account
  • Print proof of benefits
  • Print your 1099
  • Request a replacement Social Security Card
  • Request a replacement Medicare Card

For other online services offered by Social Security, you can visit this page to get started.

Frequently Asked Questions

3 Reviews of the Tacoma Social Security Office – 2608 S 47th St Office
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Sheryl Tiffany
3 years ago

you can have both good and bad wait times at the office. its never good to go around the first of the month. i've had to wait 4hrs once when i went on the 2nd! but i've also only had to wait 1/2 hr at different times during the month if i go, especially towards the end of the day.

3 years ago

Tip: they have security like an airport so pack lightly. No liquids, no lighters, etc. Skip the belts and heavy jewelry. This place is always pretty busy so keep that in mind. Patience will be needed. Be polite and they'll be polite back to you. Make sure you use the kiosk when you arrive to get a number, unless you have a preset appointment. The security guards are actually quite nice and will even help with the check in process. I waited just under an hour today. If you don't want to wait that long, double check their website ahead of time, as there is a lot you can do electronically and you may be able to avoid coming here entirely. And don't come right before closing. Get here at least 15-30 minutes before the end of their day. The government doesn't want to pay overtime, so I'm not surprised by the other lady's review that said she was locked out at five minutes before close. These are our tax dollars at work. And just ask yourself, do you want someone coming in to your place of work five minutes before your shift ends??

3 years ago

Though the wait was not too bad, the wait line could use some chairs for elderly to sit on. I had an excellent Officer Chitra who helped me and helped me resolve my issue and was very cordial and friendly.

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