How do I change my checking info from the old bank

Q) How do I change my checking info from the old bank account to the new account so my check gets there?

A) According to the Social Security Administration Recipients who are already receiving Social Security and or Supplemental Security Income benefits through direct deposit may change their account or bank information by calling 1 (800) SSA-1213 (1-800-772-1213).

Representatives are available between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you have a touch-tone phone, recorded information and services are available 24 hours a day, including weekends and holidays. People who are deaf or hard of hearing may call SSA toll-free TTY number,1 (800) 325-0778, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Monday through Friday. Please have your Social Security number available when you call.


The Social Security Administration provides a secure Web environment where you may change your direct deposit information. Through their site, you may change your current direct deposit to another account or financial institution. To utilize this service, you must establish a password at the Social Security site. Or you can visit the Social Security site.

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