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What is an SS-5?
The SS-5 is the name of the Social Security Administration's application document for requesting a new, replacement, or corrected Social Security Card. It is a multi-purpose document that needs to be ...
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What does it mean for an evidence document to be certified?
A certified copy includes some kind of endorsement, stamp, or certificate from the issuer/custodian of the original record, verifying that the copy is a true copy of the original.To get a certified ...
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Can I change or correct information on my card?
Yes. Last names often change due to marriage or divorce, and you may want your Social Security Card to reflect that. A change in citizenship is also a common reason to get an updated Social Security ...
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Can I get a replacement if I've lost my card?
Yes. But if you continue to lose your card, there is generally a limit to how many replacement cards you can receive. That limit is 3 per year, and 10 per lifetime. But note that new cards issued due ...
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