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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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How can I check the states of my disability application?

Q) How can I check the states of my disability application A)  If you applied for benefits, you can check the status of your application online. Your application status shows:  The date we received your application; Any requests for additional documents; The address of the office processing your application; and If a decision has been made.… Continue Reading

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  1. Can I apply for a replacement social security card online? I have the form filled out and signed, can I fax it to my local social security office or do I need to make an appointment?

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