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You cannot restart your payments by using the SSA online option. To restart your payments, visit your local Social Security office with proof of your release.
If the prison had a prerelease agreement with the Social Security Administration, you or the prison's representative could have initiated contact with Social Security 90 days before your scheduled release date.
If the prison did not have a prerelease agreement with Social Security, contact SSA at 1-***-***-**** Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to schedule an appointment to apply for benefits: