Fort Lauderdale Social Security Office 33309

Last Updated: June 20, 2022

This page covers all relevant information about the Fort Lauderdale Social Security Office at 3201 W Commercial Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309. 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 Fort Lauderdale Social Security Office using the phone number listed below. The SSA representatives at the Fort Lauderdale office location should be able to help with any important questions related to Social Security retirement benefits, disability benefits, SSI, or Medicare.

This site is not affiliated with the Social Security Administration or any other government agency.

Office & Contact Information

5 Reviews


3201 W Commercial Blvd, Ste 100
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
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Phone Number:

(877) 253-4720

Fax Number:

(833) 710-0167
Office Hours:
Monday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday: Closed Today
Sunday: Closed Today

Directions to the Fort Lauderdale SSA Office

From Nw 31 Avenue And I-95 - Travel West On Commercial Blvd. Make Right Into Plaza - Before Nw 33 Ave. Complex Is On The North Side Of Commercial Blvd In The Lakeshore Business Center. From State Rd 7/route 441 And Fl Turnpike - Travel East On Commercial Blvd. To Nw 33 Ave. Make Left On Nw 33 Ave - Make First Right Into Plazalakeshore Business Center. Ctr Is Located On North Side Of Commercial Blvd. Approx. 1/4 Mile W Of Nw 31 Ave And 1/2 E Of State Rd 7/rt 441.

Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 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 Fort Lauderdale 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 Social Security Disability benefits (SSDI)
  • Apply for Supplemental Security Income benefits(SSI)
  • 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.

Top Tips For Visiting The Fort Lauderdale Office

1. Make An Appointment

To avoid waiting in line, the SSA strongly encourages people who can, to use the online services, call the office, and schedule appointments in advance rather than walking in without an appointment. Phone appointments can save you a trip to a busy office.

Be aware, the Fort Lauderdale office tends to be busiest first thing in the morning, early in the week, and during the early part of the month. Consider planning to visit at other times.

2. Bring Necessary Documentation

When you call the SSA, be sure you to ask the representative what forms you will need to bring to your appointment. This will prevent you from having to come back again if you forget your documentation. Here are some documents you may need to bring: US birth certificate, US passport, Social Security Card, etc.

You can use this checklist to help you gather the information you need to apply. They request different documents depending on your circumstances. Remember that the SSA must see original document(s), or copies certified by the agency that issued them.

3. Write Down a List of Questions

This will make sure that you get all of your questions answered during your appointment and will save you time.

4. Be Prompt or Early

Whether you make an appointment or not, it’s always a good idea to show up 15 minutes early. You never know what kind of delays might come up on your way to the Fort Lauderdale office.

5. Be Polite and Patient

Keep in mind that the Claims Representative you speak to talks with a lot of people each day, and some of them are frustrated and difficult. Your patience and kindness will go a long way to helping you get the service you deserve and getting all your questions answered.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I schedule an appointment with the Fort Lauderdale Social Security office?

  • How do I speak to a live person at Social Security?

  • How do I apply for Social Security benefits?

  • How can I replace a lost or stolen Social Security card in Fort Lauderdale?

  • How do I protect myself from Social Security scams?

  • How long does it take to get a new Social Security card in Fort Lauderdale?

  • Can I apply for Medicare benefits at this Fort Lauderdale office?

  • How do I change my name on my Social Security card in Fort Lauderdale?

  • Are Social Security cards free?

  • How do I find out about my Social Security benefits?

  • How do I know if Social Security is calling me?

  • How does the coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Social Security?

  • What documents do I need to apply for Social Security?

  • What is the best way to contact Social Security?

  • How do I create a my Social Security account?

  • Can I apply for SSI at the Fort Lauderdale office?

  • What is the full retirement age for Social Security?

5 Reviews of the Fort Lauderdale Social Security Office 33309 Office

Overall rating


5 years ago

The people are wonderful, very helpful and informative. The wait time was not too bad as I just walked in. The process was very efficient and I was able to complete my task. Thank you for all your assistance you all helped make it so easy..

greg a prato

4 years ago

How inept are the people in this office, They admit to having on record a request made to update my direct deposit information, yet they fail to execute the change.

Karisa Boland

4 years ago

We went to this location after getting the worst customer service at the Margate location. We had a long wait, as expected, but was definitely worth it. The man who helped us, actually helped us and had a great and respectful attitude. If you have to choose between the Fort Lauderdale SS office or the Margate SS office, I would go to the Fort Lauderdale location.

Frederik Volmar

4 years ago

My experience was much less stressful than I had expected. I had made an appointment and arrived 25 minutes early, only to find I was called 15 minutes before my scheduled time. I met with Barbara Hess. She was very pleasant, knowledgeable, professional, and was able to make the changes I needed, as well as give me my options. She clearly explained everything and never made me feel rushed. Thanks Barbara. I need to go back to a SS office in early December 2015 and will be going back to the Commercial Blvd office. Hopefully, I can request Barbara Hess to assist me. Thanks for the great experience.

Vilma Contreras Castro

4 years ago

Mi mother is 90, and receives benefit of SS. Type of benefit.....don't remember, it starts with I.....

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