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Millions of Americans get Social security benefits. It is normal to experience delays from time to time. On December 27, the last check for 2023 arrives, so some beneficiaries may not have received it yet.

Doesn’t get a Social security paying can be really stressful so knowing what to do can make you feel a lot better. Getting direct deposit is the fastest way, but some banks or financial institutions may not process your payment when it’s due.

Therefore, it may be in your bank account later than you expected. That’s why it’s so important to call your bank first. They will be able to tell you if your payment was sent by Social security or not.


The first recommendation is to wait three days for shipping to see if your check arrives. You should never contact before this time SSA. They recommend calling your bank or financial institution.

Here's what to do if your Social Security payment is late
Here’s what to do if your Social Security payment is late

This is because it is more than likely their fault. So better wait up to 3 days for mailing. Some banks may have trouble processing a payment due to technical issues they may encounter.

If you think your payment is late, missing or stolen, call Social Security Administration. Their phone number is 1-800-772-1213, don’t be afraid of the cost of the call because it’s a toll-free number.

If you are hearing impaired, you can call TTY 1-800-325-0778. Visiting your local Social security is another great choice for reporting a missing payment. Then. Administration will review the missing payment. If it’s still due, they’ll replace it.


If you have not qualified for the 27th December Social Security Checkyou might get yours soon if you’re on SSI. The administration has confirmed that the January payment for SSI beneficiaries will arrive on December 29, three days early.

January payments will be made on 4 different payment days. Since the SSI will arrive in December, there will only be four checks in the month of January. The first check with the COLA increase will be included January 32024

Social security will send checks to the third if you received benefits before May 1997. Another option is to receive your retirement or disability benefits on Wednesday.

The last 3 payments will be on January 10, 17 and 24. Payments will be due on these days, but only for those whose birthdays coincide with the payment day. For example, 1-10 on the 10th, 11-20 on the 17th, or 21-31 on the 24th. Wait three days before calling the SSA and call your bank first.

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