Social Security Number and Card

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If you lost your card, you may not need a replacement. In most cases, simply knowing your Social Security number is enough. But if you do need a replacement, we make it easy. Once you complete your application (online or in-person), you will receive your Social Security card in the mail.

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You can:

  • Request a copy of a lost, stolen, or damaged card
  • Update or correct your personal information (e.g. name, citizenship, sex identification, date of birth)
  • Request a Social Security number for the first time

Learn what documents you will need to get a Social Security Card