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How do I get a new SS# IF I LOST MINE. WHAT DOCUMENTS DO I NEED?

Q) How do I get a new SS# IF I LOST MINE. WHAT DOCUMENTS DO I NEED. ALSO, WHAT HAPPENS IF MY LAST NAME CHANGED

A) First, realize you may not need a replacement card. You will rarely need to show it. Knowing your Social Security number is what is important. To get a replacement Social Security card:

Step 1: Gather documents proving your:

Identity; and
U.S. citizenship or current work-authorized* immigration status.
*A noncitizen not permitted to work must show us a letter from a federal, state or local government agency that explains you need a number and meet all the requirements for a benefit.

Step 2: Complete an Application for a Social Security Card.

Step 3: Take or mail your completed application and documents to your local Social Security office.

All documents must be either originals or copies certified by the issuing agency. SSA cannot accept photocopies or notarized copies of documents. Any documents you mail to SSA will be returned to you along with a receipt.




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Qualifing for disability benefits with a terminal illness

According to the Social Security administration website, A person with a terminal illness may qualify for disability benefits. The requirements are the same as for a person with a non-terminal illness. Social Security Administration make every effort to identify a case involving a person with a potentially terminal illness as early in the claims process… Continue Reading

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  1. According to Social Security Administration website – You can check on your disability claim application status on line. This online service allows you to check the status of your completed retirement, survivor or disability application. Please allow 5 days from the date you originally filed your application before you use this service. https://secure.ssa.gov/apps6z/IAPS/applicationStatus

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