SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Application for a Social Security Card
Applying for a Social Security Card is free!
USE THIS APPLICATION TO:
Apply for an original Social Security card
Apply for a replacement Social Security card
Change or correct information on your Social Security number record
IMPORTANT: You MUST provide a properly completed application and the required evidence before
we can process your application. We can only accept original documents or documents certified by the
custodian of the original record. Notarized copies or photocopies which have not been certified by the
custodian of the record are not acceptable. We will return any documents submitted with your
application. For assistance contact any U.S. Social Security office, U.S. Embassy or consulate or the
Veterans Affairs Regional Office (VARO) in Manila. For information about services outside the U.S.,
visit our website at www.socialsecurity.gov/foreign.
Original Social Security Card
To apply for an original