Find out if your local Social Security field office is likely to be closed due to Veterans Day or another federal holiday before you make the trip. Getty Images By Michael DeSenne, Executive Editor April 29, 2019Updated October 15, 2019 Need to apply for Social Security benefits? How about getting a Social Security replacement card? A quick trip to your local Social Security field office is one way to accomplish these tasks in person -- as long as the office is open.QUIZ: True or False? Test Your Knowledge of Social Security Basics Office hours are limited, and if there's a holiday coming up it's especially important to confirm that your local field office won't be closed. Social Security field offices usually aren't open on federal holidays. 2019 Federal Holidays for Social Security Offices Federal HolidayDate Observed New Year's DayTuesday, January 1 Martin Luther King, Jr.'s BirthdayMonday, January 21 Washington's BirthdayMonday, February 18 Memorial DayMonday, May 27 Independence DayThursday, July 4 Labor DayMonday, September 2 Columbus DayMonday, October 14 Veterans DayMonday, November 11 Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 28 Christmas DayWednesday, December 25 Use the Social Security Office Locator to find the location nearest you. In additional to holiday closures, you can also find information on Social Security office hours and office closings (either temporary or permanent). In general, Social Security field offices are open weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (except Wednesdays, when offices close at noon). Offices are closed on weekends. SEE ALSO: What's the Social Security COLA for 2020? If you discover that your local Social Security field office is closed due to a holiday or for some other reason, many Social Security services are also available online or by telephone (call toll-free: 1-800-772-1213). To access most online services, from reviewing your earnings history to checking your application status, you'll need to set up a free My Social Security Account.