How To Apply for Disability in Minnesota
Information and resources about SSI and SSDI in the state of Minnesota.
To find your local Social Security field office, Disability Determinations Services office, or an Office of Disability Adjudication and Review in Minnesota, click here.
File for Disability in Minnesota
There are a couple ways to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in Minnesota. You can file your claim with the Social Security Administration (SSA) online, over the telephone, or in-person.
- Online: You can apply on the internet at ssa.gov.
- Telephone: You can apply by calling the SSA's toll-free customer service line at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778)
- In-person: You can apply at your local Social Security field office. Find your local office here.
The following statistics is about Social Security Disability in Minnesota.
|Percentage of Population on SSI||1.7%|
|Percentage of Population on SSDI||4.1%|
|Average Monthly SSI Payment||$521.39|
|Average Monthly SSDI Payment||$1,038.97|
Appeal Hearings in Minnesota
There is only 1 hearing office to serve all the citizens of Minnesota as well as 11 administrative law judges who attend hearings. Compared to the national averages, applicants in Minnesota typically don't have to wait as long for their hearing date and to receive a final decision.
|Avg. Hearing Wait Time||12.0 Months||14.8 Months|
|Average Processing Time||397 Days||490 Days|
Minnesota Vocational Rehabilitation Services
When a disabled resident of Minnesota needs assistance with finding employment, he or she can seek out one of Minnesota's WorkForce centers. WorkForce centers are Minnesota's Vocational Rehabilitation Service (VR) offices, they just simply operate under a different name. To receive VR services from a WorkForce center, an individual must apply for their services. Anyone who is already on Social Security Disability benefits will qualify for WorkForce rehabilitation services. Locate your local WorkForce office by checking out our VR Offices page or by contacting the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development below.
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
1st National Bank Building
332 Minnesota Street, Suite E-200
Saint Paul, MN, 55101-1351
Twin Cities - 651-259-7114
Greater Minnesota - 800-657-3858
TTY - 651-296-3900
Social Security Field Offices, DDS & ODAR
The Social Security Administration serves the disabled residents of Minnesota with 17 Social Security Field Offices, 1 Disability Determination Service offices and 1 Offices of Disability Adjudication and Review.
If you need assistance during the Social Security Disability application process, please contact your relevant disability office listed below for help.
Minnesota Social Security Field Offices
1103 Broadway Street
404 2nd Street Nw
8331 Brandon Road
2900 Hannah Ave Nw
Brooklyn Center Office
3280 Northway Drive
130 W Superior Street
6161 American Blvd W
456 S State St
Fergus Falls Office
1023 W Lincoln Ave
1122 E 25th Street
12 Civic Cntr Plaza
507 Jewett Street
1811 Chicago Ave
2443 Clare Ln Ne
Saint Cloud Office
3800 Veterans Drive
St Paul Office
190 5th St E Ste 800
53 E Third St
Minnesota Disability Determination Services
Saint Paul Office of Disability Determination Services
Suite 160, 85 7th Place East
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101
Minnesota Office of Disability Adjudication and Review
Minneapolis Office of Disability Adjudication and Review
250 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Telephone: (877) 512-3856
Fax: (612) 348-1255
eFile Fax: (877) 904-5482
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Services the following Social Security Field Offices: