Applications for social security disability may be completed online. Social Security Ruling (SSR) 04-01p explains the agency’s authority to receive electronic signatures and attestations. One of the agency’s goals seems to be reducing the amount of paperwork needed to process claims. Increasingly, most case files are electronic, which provides convenience for everyone involved, and has the incidental benefit of saving trees.
If you need help filing for social security & disability benefits, it is often helpful to consult an experience attorney representative.
This material should not be construed as legal advice for any particular fact situation, but is intended for general informational purposes only. For advice specific to any individual situation, an experienced attorney should be contacted.