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Chat live with a USAGov agent about federal programs, services, benefits, and more. They will answer your questions or direct you to the government agency that can.

Chat service is currently AVAILABLE. Wait times may be longer than normal.


A live agent can help you find U.S. government information and services you need. They'll get you the answer or direct you to the government agency that can.

For your protection, do not include personal information like telephone or Social Security numbers. Chats may be monitored for quality assurance.’s chat service is currently CLOSED.

Hours of operation offers chat service Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time (except federal holidays).

Troubleshooting tips

  • You may need to disable pop-up blockers to take advantage of all aspects of the chat service.
  • If you are using Internet Explorer version 11 and cannot start a chat, please try a different browser.
  • You can call instead at 1-844-USA-GOV1 (1-844-872-4681).

LAST UPDATED: July 8, 2024


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