Luckily, I did not have to fight for my approval, however I know many who have. They have had to fight for years. 7 is the longest I am aware of. Personally. SSA Should develop a self service portal which allows applicants a timeline and step view of their claim starting at day 1. It should track and count down the typical number of days till completion. If the issue is held up in a particular department there should ...more »
It is not possible to create a My Social Security if one has no USA Telephone number. Even a USA mailing address is required.
Unless I missunderstand the instructions, I must create such an account in order to interact with the SSA office in Oslo (since I am a resident of Sweden).