The Social Security offers you the following assistance channels depending on your need:
INFORMATION AND GENERAL QUERIES:
If you wish to obtain information or make a general query regarding any of matter managed by the Social Security, you can use our Queries Mailbox, the ISSA virtual assistant or the Social Security website, the Social Security APP or the ISM App if you are a seafarer.
You can also contact our Servicio de atención telefónica:
- For queries regarding benefits(National Social Security Institute -INSS-): 901 16 65 65 and 915 42 11 76 between 9:00 and 20:00 Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays. Information on minimum vital income on 900 20 22 22.
- For queries about affiliation, contributions or payment of debts(Social Security General Treasury -TGSS-): 901 50 20 50 and 91 541 02 91 between 8:30 and 18:30 Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.
PROCEDURES AND PERSONAL QUERIES:
SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS:
For the filing of Applications and other procedures on pensions and other Social Security benefits, the Services are available in the Social Security e-Officeor in Your Social Security (you need to have a digital certificate or permanent Cl@ve).
For all other communications, you can use the Service for the Filing of written requests and communications at the Electronic Register, which you can access by means of a digital certificate or cl@ve user.
If you do not have a certificate or cl@ve user, there are several services available at the e-Office using a mobile phone number registered with the Social Security, or by providing your ID card and a photo at the time, on the Platform for services without a certificate.
If you are a seafarer you can also access the service for the filing of written requests and communications without the need to identify yourself electronically, for the submission of requests or documentation to the ISM, for procedures relating to seafarers.
AFFILIATION, CONTRIBUTIONS AND COLLECTIONS AND REPORTS:
If you have a digital certificate or cl@ve, you can obtain your work life report or contribution bases, process your own registrations or deregistrations as self-employed or those of your domestic employee, enquiries about payments and debts with the Social Security or about personal data communicated to the Social Security, by accessing the Social Security General Treasury Portal - Import@ss.
If you do not have these means of identification, you can access via SMS, by entering the code that we send to your mobile phone, if you have provided your number to the Social Security.
If you do not have these means of identification, you may send a request.
You can also carry out these and other procedures through the Social Security e-Office with the same means of authentication.
If you are RED authorised, you can use the electronic channel offered by theAccess to the RED System.
The citizen service at the Social Security offices requires an appointment.
Prior appointment for benefits and other procedures: With this service, you can make and manage prior appointments for procedures at Spanish National Social Security Institute (INSS) or Social Marine Institute (ISM) offices open to the public.
OBTAINING DIGITAL CERTIFICATES OR CL@VE
To obtain a digital ID that allows you to access all the Social Security's digital services, you can go to the digital certificate Registration Offices or cl@ve. Find your nearest office. To register in person, you will need to make an appointment and bring your identity document. We will register you in the system so that you can use Cl@ve (PIN and Permanent) or FNMT digital certificate.