Social Security Applications

Eighty million baby boomers will be filing for Social Security over the next twenty years. The agency is introducing an online application that will allow people to apply for retirement benefits in as little as 15 minutes.

Right now it takes a person 45 minutes consulting with a field officer to apply. The agency says that over the next 20 years some 10,000 people a day will become eligible for retirement.

If you want to apply online go to and click on "filing online for retirement benefits."