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Trying to apply for a social security card,

Q) trying to apply for a social security card.

A) According to Social Security Administration; You can replace your card for free if it is lost or stolen. However, you are limited to three replacement cards in a year and 10 during your lifetime. Legal name changes and other exceptions do not count toward these limits. For example, changes in noncitizen status that require card updates may not count toward these limits. Also, you may not be affected by these limits if you can prove you need the card to prevent a significant hardship.

To get a replacement card, you will need to:

Complete an Application For A Social Security Card (Form SS-5);
Present an unexpired original document with identifying information and preferably a recent photograph that proves your identity;
Show evidence of your U.S. citizenship if you were born outside the United States and did not show proof of citizenship when you got your card; and Show evidence of your current lawful noncitizen status if you are not a U.S. citizen.
Your replacement card will have the same name and number as your previous card.




3 Responses to Trying to apply for a social security card,

  1. Is there a way for me to have proof from Social Secruity Office that a new card has been applied for? This is needed emergently for new employer.

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