What is a SS-5 Form?

An SS-5 form is an application for U.S. citizens who need a new Social Security Number or a replacement S.S. card. It’s easy, free and the application itself can be found and at this link: http://www.ssa.gov/forms/ss-5.pdf. Once you download and print the application, simply fill out the forms with the easy to follow instructions provided on the first four pages. Next, prepare the required documents also listed in the instructions and mail the application along with copies of your required documentation to any Social Security office. If you are 18 years old or older but don’t have a Social Security Number or just like offices, you can take your application to a Social Security office near you. Those of you applying for a replacement card can do it online at this link: http://www.ssa.gov/myaccount. The application will ask you 16 questions including your parent’s Social Security Number. It’s free and easy.


Social Security Card

Every citizen of United States and noncitizens who are temporary in U.S. to work, have to have a Social Security card. You have to own one in order to get a job. Also, Social Security provides you some benefits and services.

To apply you have to submit the required documentation. The application must be properly completed and they accept only original documents or copies certified by the custodian of the record. For non U.S. citizens it is obligatory to submit immigration documents and foreign passport, including a photograph. To learn how to apply and get it you can go to the Social Security official site and inform further.

You should know that you don’t have to pay for getting a card and a number, Social Service doesn’t charge for this service. The card doesn’t have to be with you all the time, don’t carry it around. Keep it safe and give your social number only if necessary.

Why You Should Fill Out a Social Security Card Replacement Form

The worst thing that can happen to you when you decide to apply for a new job is discovering that you have misplaced your social security card. It will definitely cause a lot of anxiety but remember that all is not lost. It’s because you can get a social security card replacement form and apply for one. Remember that this is an important document so if you notice that your card is missing you should search for it or apply for a new one because you never know when you might need it.

In order to get apply for a new card, you need to apply to fill out a form first. This form is available on SSA’s website. First, you’d have to provide copies of documents like your passport, licence or U.S. birth certificate to establish that you are a U.S. citizen. Next, you need to fill out the form and take a printout. Lastly, you need to send it to the SSA or take it to the SSA office in person. After a short wait, your replacement card will be all yours that will save you from a lot of hassle later

How to Change Your Social Security Card Name

A social security card is simply a card that contains a unique number that can be used to track a person for purposes of social security. It is also used for taxation and other purposes as a kind of national identification number.

There are a number of reasons a person can use the card for example starting a new job, birth of a child or opening a bank account among others. It is quite an important document that needs to be kept safe as it a primary requirement for common operations for example health benefits and credit applications just but to name a few.

Once in a while there comes a time when you need to change your name on the card. Maybe you are getting married, divorced or simply having a legal name change which needs approval from the judge. The social security card name change is an easy process and is as follows:

* Show required documents-These include marriage certificate, naturalization certificate, co

What to Do If Your Social Security Card Is Stolen

What to Do If Your Social Security Card Is Stolen

Has your social security card been stolen? There are tens of criminal activities that a s.s. card thief can do with your card, ranging from identity theft to credit card fraud.

The first step should be to replace the social security card by completing the application form from http://www.socialsecurity.gov/forms/ss-5.pdf link. You will however, provide documents to prove U.S. citizenship, age and U.S. identity.

You also need to take extra measures to ensure the card thief doesn’t make fraudulent transactions with your card. Here is how to ensure your safety:

1) Visit the local police department to file an identity theft report and keep a copy of this report

2) File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission and request FTC Fraud Affidavit forms

3) Get your new replacement card

Replacement Social Security Card-Important Tips

The Social security card serves as a form of identification for the United States Citizenship. Asides from that, it is also important for taxes. The 9-digit number assists the relevant authorities obtain all relevant details regarding an individual. Replacement Social Security Card can be a tricky affair but with determination everything is possible.

Losing the card can at times be a stressful affair. However, you do not need to worry since you can have it replaced by following the most appropriate guidelines.

Visiting the SSA website and downloading form SS-5 is the first thing you need to do. Fill it appropriately going by the stipulated instructions. After filling it up, move to the nearest Social Security office in your town and submit it.

You should remember to go with your birth certificate, certificate of naturalization and the passport. These items serve as proof that you are indeed an American citizen.

How to Get a New Social Security Card

How to Get a New Social Security Card

written by: MwasAngie

A social security card is probably the most important card a US resident must have. Its use sprawls around a wide range of uses, from opening a bank account to starting a new job. But what do you do when your card is stolen or lost? Here is how to get a new social security card.

You will need to have these two things at your fingertips,

1. You must have ORIGINAL supporting documents

2. Application submission should be to your regional Social Security Administration. SSA headquarters will most likely return your application.

How to Apply For a New Social Security Card

Here is how to get a new SSC.

1. Download the SS-5 form from http://www.socialsecurity.gov/forms/ss-5.pdf link.

2. Print the application

3. Fill in the application in blue or black

4. Sign the application upon completion

Upon completion, accompany your application with the following documents:

i. U.S. birth cert

Now You Can Get Your Social Security Card Online

Now You Can Get Your Social Security Card Online

written by: MwasAngie

Contemplating standing in line outside the Social Security Administration office for six hours? It’s 2016! Can’t you just do whatever it is online? The good news is that you can now easily apply for a new social security card online. Social security card loss or theft are rampant in the United States. However, you don’t have to walk all the way to your region’s Social Security offices to apply for the replacement.

The Social Security Administration deputy commissioner for operations, said this program has been implemented to save the people from spending hours at the local Social Security offices applying for a replacement.

You will need a “my Social Security” account sign up for you to access online replacement. You then are required to fill the application form that can be downloaded from http://www.socialsecurity.gov/forms/ss-5.pdf link.

Applying for a Social Security Card Online

written by: Melissa Mueller People living in certain states in the US are now able to apply for Social Security card online, avoiding the hassles of long lines and missed work hours during the week. Unfortunately, this convenience is not for those looking to apply for a new Social Security card; instead, it is available for those who need to replace a lost card. To apply for Social Security card online you will need to create a my Social Security account on the main website, http://www.ssa.gov. Listed on their website is a checklist of what you will need, including a valid state-issued ID for the following states: DC, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Nebraska, New Mexico, Washington, and Wisconsin. If you are applying for a name change on your SS card, sadly this convenience is not available online. Hopefully, the shift toward online applications will roll out in other states across the country. Until then, to apply for social security card online is limited.