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How To Apply for Disability in Utah

Facts, information, and resources about Utah's Social Security Disability process

To find your local Social Security field office, Disability Determinations Services office, or an Office of Disability Adjudication and Review in Utah, click here.

File for Disability in Utah

Filing for Social Security Disability benefits in Utah is same as applying in any other state. This is due to the fact that the Social Security Administration (SSA) is a federal government-run organization. A resident of Utah can apply in one of three ways.

  • Online: You can apply online at
  • Telephone: You can apply over the telephone 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 in-person at your local Social Security field office.


State Statistics

The following information is about Social Security Disability in Utah.

Resident Population 1,720,648
Percentage of Population on SSI 1.1%
Percentage of Population on SSDI 3.0%
Average Monthly SSI Payment $503.71
Average Monthly SSDI Payment $1,093.46


Appeal Hearings

Utah has a considerably high approval rate in comparison to the rest of the nation. There is 1 Social Security hearing office in Salt Lake City, Utah with 7 administrative law judges (ALJs) who make decisions over Social Security Disability appeal cases in court.


Utah National
Avg. Hearing Wait Time 16.0 Months 14.8 Months
Average Processing Time 499 Days 490 Days
Cases Approved 55% 43%
Cases Denied 27% 37%
Cases Dismissed 18% 19%


Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Every state has there own division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VR) that offers employment services to people with disabling conditions. Services include job counseling and work training to help get these individuals make a living for themselves. In Utah the VR is run by the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation (USOR). Find your local VR office for help by visiting our VR Offices page or by calling the USOR customer service below.

Utah State Office of Rehabilitation

Voice/TTY: (801) 538-7530
Toll-free: (800) 473-7530

Social Security Field Offices, DDS & ODAR

Utah is home to 5 Social Security Field Offices, 1 Office of Disability Determination Services and 1 Offices of Disability Adjudication and review. These offices provide assistance to the residents who are looking to receive Social Security disability benefits.

If you need assistance during the Social Security Disability application process, please contact your relevant disability office listed below for help.

Utah Social Security Field Offices

Murray Office

348 E Winchester St
Murray UT 84107

Ogden Office

324 25th Street
Ogden UT 84401

Provo Office

485 N Freedom Blvd
Provo UT 84601

Saint George Office

923 S River Road
Saint George UT 84790

Salt Lake City Office

175 East 400 South
Salt Lake City UT 84111


Utah Disability Determination Services

Salt Lake City Office of Disability Determination Services

P. O. Box 144032, 84114-4032
210 West Harris Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Phone: 801-321-6500

Utah Office of Disability Adjudication and Review

Salt Lake City Office of Disability Adjudication Review

Suite 3102
125 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84138
Telephone: (877) 628-6579
Fax: (801) 524-3348
eFile Fax: (877) 486-2941
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Services the following Social Security Field Offices:

WYOMING: Casper, Cheyenne, Cody, Riverton, Rock Springs, Sheridan