- Change your address (Social Security benefits only).
- Set up or change your direct deposit information (Social Security benefits only).
- Instantly get proof of benefits.
- Print your SSA-1099.
How do you get a replacement Social Security card? How do you apply for benefits? And how do you get important tax information related to your Social Security benefits? In the past, the answer to all of these questions is you’d have to go down to your local branch office and wait in line. Today, you can do all of these things and more from the comfort of your home. It all starts by creating your personal my Social Security account on the Social Security Administrations website. If you currently receive benefits, here’s a list of a few of the things you can use your personal my Social Security account for: