Hearing Office Locator
Office of Hearings Operations
The Office of Hearings Operations (OHO) has 10 Regional Offices overseeing 163 Hearing Offices and 3 Satellite Hearing Offices. One Central Office for the National Hearing Centers/National Case Assistance Centers (NHCs/NCACs) that oversees 5 National Hearing Centers, 2 NHC Satellite Offices, and 5 NCACs. There are more than 1,500 administrative law judges, and more than 9,300 employees overall in the field organization. Additionally, administrative law judges may travel to other sites such as local Social Security offices to conduct hearings if needed.
As of November FY 2020
Monday through Friday
8:00am to 5:30pm EST *
(Eastern Standard Time)
*Revised hours until further notice; no longer 7am to 7pm at this time.
The SSA Telephone Representatives will be glad to assist you.
Note: Requests for reconsideration, hearings, and Appeals Council reviews should, in general, be requested through our network of local Social Security field offices. To obtain information concerning your local field office, you may use our Social Security Office Locator.
Please do not send social security numbers or claims information over the Internet since it is not a secure environment.
Download a machine readable dataset of all SSA's OHO offices in the XML file format.