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Reason for Applying

Reason for Applying What is your reason for applying:
  • Replace social security card.
  • Change the name displayed on your social security card.
  • Change any information on your social security card other than name.
  • File for the first original social security card, If you've never had a social security card before select this option.

What is the applicant's current name?

What gender is the applicant?

Enter the applicant's contact information

Example: 321-555-1212

Enter the applicant's mailing address

Example: 123 Broadway St. #3
Example: Orlando
Example: 91210, or 91210-12314
Mailing Address Enter an address where you can receive your card 7 to 14 days from now.

Was the applicant's name at birth different from this name?

Changes to past information Please specify whether there have been any changes to your personal information.

Has the applicant been granted a Social Security card before?

What is the applicant's date of birth?

Example: 01/25/1978
Date of Birth Show the month, day, and full (4 digit) year of birth; for example, "1998" for year of birth.

If the date of birth you enter in the first field is different from the date of birth currently shown on your Social Security record, enter the date of birth currently shown on your record in second date of birth area.

Where was the applicant born?

Example: Orlando

Is the applicant over 18 years of age?

Example: 123-45-6789
Example: 123-45-6789
Social Security Card for Minors If you are applying for an original Social Security Card for a child under age 18, you MUST show the mother's and father's Social Security numbers unless the mother and/or father was never assigned a Social Security number. If the number is not known and you cannot obtain it, check the "unknown" box.

What type of citizenship does the applicant hold?

Applicant Citizenship If you check 'Legal Alien Not Allowed to Work" or "Other," you must provide a document from a U.S. Federal, State, or local government agency that explains why you need a Social Security number and that you meet all the requirements for the government benefit. NOTE: Most agencies do not require that you have a Social Security number. Contact us to see if your reason qualifies for a Social Security number.

Voluntary Information Providing race and ethnicity information is voluntary and is requested for informational and statistical purposes only. Your choice whether to answer or not does not affect decisions we make on your application. If you do provide this information, we will treat it very carefully.

Is the applicant Hispanic or Latino? (voluntary)

What race is the applicant? (voluntary)

I declare under penalty of perjury that all information submitted is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I agree with the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy and I request USA Filing Services to prepare my SS-5 application.

What is your relationship to the applicant?

Who can sign for the application? If you are age 18 or older and are physically and mentally capable of reading and completing the application, you must sign. If you are under age 18, you may either sign yourself, or a parent or legal guardian may sign for you. If you are over age 18 and cannot sign on your own behalf, a legal guardian, parent, or close relative may generally sign for you. If you cannot sign your name, you should sign with an "X" mark and have two people sign as witnesses in the space beside the mark. Please do not alter your signature by including additional information on the signature line as this may invalidate your application.




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Application-Filing-Service.com is the fastest, most convenient way to get a new or replacement Social Security card online. Just complete our form by answering a few questions, submit your identifying documents, and follow our simple step-by-step instructions. You will have a new card in about a week!

Filing with the SSA yourself is FREE. However, the process is complex and time-consuming. To complete it alone, you must:

  • Wait in lines to obtain and submit your forms
  • Read through confusing documentation to understand the form
  • Get the formatting exactly correct
  • Submit the proper documents to support your application

Even the slightest mistake will result in INSTANT DENIAL.

Instead of waiting in line at the local social security office, reading through all of the confusing government regulations, and risking typos, formatting errors, or incorrect documentation, file with us and we take care of it all. Why do it alone when it can all be done for you in a matter of minutes? Save all of that time and stress. It’s not worth it.

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The Benefits of Our Service

  • We make replacing a Social Security card convenient: The SS-5 form and accompanying documentation make it confusing and complex to order a new Social Security card. We reduce the entire process to a few quick and easy steps. We walk you through the process, making everything as easy a few clicks of your mouse.
  • Get step-by-step instructions in your personalized filing guide: Instead of stressing over how to file your application and which documents to send, we generate a personalized filing guide for you complete with instructions in plain English according to your reason for filing. Regardless of why you are filing, we will show you exactly how to do it so you get it 100% right.
  • Save your time. You have better things to do: Nobody wants to waste hours running from office to office, filling in forms, or dealing with government bureaucracy. Our filing specialists complete your application for you and save you hours of time so you can spend it at work, with family, or relaxing. Anything is better than stressing over a replacement card.
  • Avoid long delays: Countless applications are delayed each year because of minor mistakes. The SSA won’t issue a new card unless you complete the process 100% according to regulation. If you do it by yourself for free, you could wait weeks for a new card. Our application filing experts ensure you get yours as quickly as humanly possible.
  • Round the clock support: Our helpful customer service agents are standing by to answer any and all of your questions at all times. You’ll never be alone in this process. We are here to help. We even have the best live chat in the business ready to help you in REAL TIME.
  • Peace of mind: Don’t stress over your application while it’s being processed. Instead, rest assured with the peace of mind of knowing your application was submitted according to regulations and your card is on its way.
  • We make the process more affordable: There’s no reason to hire an expensive lawyer or pay more for other services. Our low, one-time fee gets the entire process done quickly for far less than other services charge.

While this entire process is available for free from the Social Security Administration, why deal with the government, wait in lines, or waste time filling in applications and gathering documents when it can all be done conveniently for you from one online application?

Where to Get a Social Security Card

New, replacement, or modified cards are only available from the Social Security Administration. You have no other choice but to go through their long process to receive your card. This service is designed to make that process convenient for you so you get your card ASAP.

How to Get a Social Security Card

If you want a new, changed, or replacement SS card, just follow these simple steps and you’ll have one in about a week:

  • Tell us why you are applying: The SSA requires different information depending on your reason for applying. Let us know what you need and we’ll generate a questionnaire that auto-completes your SS-5 in the perfect format.
  • Answer the prompts: Our unique SS-5 form software makes filling in the form convenient and fast. Just answer a few simple questions then fill in your personal details. Your form will then be ready to go!
  • Follow our instructions: Finalize your application by following our instructions and submit your documents along with your application the SSA.
  • Send your application and wait: Send your application to the address that we specify and you’ll have your card in a matter of days!
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IMPORTANT: The accuracy of your personal information is the responsibility of the user. Our service ensures the proper format of your SS-5, but we cannot be held liable for the accuracy of your personal information.

If you choose to do it yourself (DIY), you can complete the process manually with the Social Security Administration by obtaining the form from the social security office or the SSA website, filling it out, and submitting it manually along with documentation to the government.

How to Apply for a Social Security Card on Your Own

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If you wish to apply on your own, then you are free to do so. The reason 3rd-party filing service like ours exist is to make the process faster, help you get it right the first time, and let you get your card as quickly and conveniently as possible.

1. Obtain the SS-5 form

The SS-5 form is the only form you need to get a new, replacement, or changed card. You can either get it from the local S.S.A. office or download it from SSA.gov.

It requires information such as:

  • Name
  • Date and place of birth
  • Parents names and Social Security numbers
  • Sex
  • Phone number and address

Other information may be required from you. Race and ethnicity are voluntary but help the administration keep records and statistics.

Complete the form and sign it. Now you are ready to move on to gathering the supporting documentation.

IMPORTANT: The SS-5 must be completed 100% correctly and according to regulations. A professional filing service will help you avoid unnecessary delays by auto-generating your form in the proper format.

2. Submit documents to prove your citizenship, identity, and age

The government requires documentation to verify your identity, citizenship, and age for your own protection. If you are an immigrant, you must also prove lawful immigration status.

Document requirements vary according to your reason for applying as well as your personal status (natural born citizen, immigrant, etc.). You must submit the right documents or your application will be returned to you. We will cover which documents are accepted below.

IMPORTANT: The SSA ONLY ACCEPTS ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS. No copies or notarized copies are allowed. You must submit your documents, so you will be without them for at least a week. It’s extremely important to get the application process right the first time so you don’t have to go without your documents for longer than absolutely necessary.

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How to get a new Social Security card (original card)

If you’re applying for your first card, you will be subject to much stricter requirements than others. You must submit at least TWO documents proving your:

  • Age
  • Citizenship
  • Identity

If you are 12 or older and have never had a Social Security card, you must apply in person.

How to get a replacement Social Security card

Replacing a lost card is easier than getting a new card. In this case, you need to submit only ONE document proving your:

  • Age
  • Citizenship
  • Identity

If you are 12 or older and have never had a Social Security card, you must apply in person.

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How to make changes to your card

If you are making changes to your current card for marriage, divorce, or some other reason, you must submit a document proving your age, identity, and citizenship PLUS evidence supporting the changes such as a marriage or divorce certificate. The rules regarding name changes are quite complex, so it’s best to consult the SSA yourself.

NOTE: Changing your name will require documentation supporting the name change as well as other documents. This process can be quite confusing, so it’s best to use a professional filing agent that understands what is needed of you from the SSA.

List of Acceptable Documents

Documentation guidelines from the government are confusing to most applicants. And sometimes the SSA uses its own discretion when it comes to accepting certain documents over others. If originals of these documents do not exist, the administration may accept certain other documents for different purposes. In your personalized filing guide, our application experts will show you exactly which documents you need to send.

If you still want to do it on your own, send in these documents with your application.

Proof of Citizenship

  • Passport or birth certificate

Proof of Age

  • A religious record made before the age of 5 showing your date of birth
  • U.S. hospital record of your birth
  • U.S. passport

Proof of Identity

  • A U.S. driver's license
  • State-issued non-driver identification card
  • US Passport

3. Submit Your Application

You have 3 options to submit your application to the SSA:

  • 1. Bring it in person: Bring it directly to your local Social Security Administration office. You may have to wait in line but at least you’ll know it’s getting to the right place.
  • 2. Mail it in: You can mail it to any SSA office. Snail mail is the most common option, but it takes a few days. While many worry about their information falling into the wrong hands when they attempt to replace a lost Social Security card through the mail, the risk is extremely low. Mail is a fine option.
  • 3. Online: Residents of select states are lucky enough to be able to apply for a new Social Security card online. You must go to ssa.gov/myaccount/ and create an account, select REPLACE, and complete the application provided.

Only residents of

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Connecticut
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Kansas
  • Minnesota
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Utah
  • West Virginia

Are eligible to apply online.

Keep in mind that even though you can apply conveniently online, you are still responsible for filling in the form correctly and submitting the right documents. While completing your application online through the SSA is more convenient than doing it manually, it is still not as convenient as using a professional service and you still run the risk of making mistakes that will delay your application.

Application-Filing-Service.com: Who Are We?

We are a professional form filing agency that acts as an agent between you and the government.

We are not affiliated with the Social Security Administration, the US government, or any other agency. We work solely for you. Our goal is to make this extremely complex and time-consuming process simple and convenient for our customers.

We offer exclusive services to you, the applicant, that can only be found here. Filing on your own is free but can take you hours. Why waste all of that time and still have no guarantee of getting it right on the first try?

Unlike most other filing agencies, we are specialized in helping Americans complete the confusing SS-5 form and providing documentation guidance. We know exactly what you are going through because we actually lived it.

After waiting in line, spending hours figuring out the form, and reading through documentation regulations, we decided we needed help. We attempted to contact the SSA for guidance but customer support wasn’t very helpful. We sent in our application hoping for the best only for it to get DENIED.

Because there was no one around to help us, we decided to create a service to help people in our exact situation.

We created this service complete with:

  • Application generation software: The SS-5 is complicated and confusing, so we created application software that automatically generates it according to your situation according to your answers to basic questions. This makes it as easy as it can get. You don’t get this anywhere else.
  • Documentation expertise: Our filing agents are not affiliated with the SSA but they are experts in the documentation process. They know exactly which documents go with which situation. That means you get it exactly right on the first go.
  • 24/7 customer support: If you don’t know how to replace a Social Security card, it is extremely difficult to figure it out on your own. And, the SSA’s support is hard to reach! We have real people on the phones during office hours or via email that will answer any and all of your questions so you never have to struggle on your own.
  • Responsive live chat: Our professionals are waiting to help you via live chat so you can get convenient help in real time while completing your application. There’s no easier way to fill out your application with peace of mind than having an expert walking you through the process via chat.
  • The best guarantee in the business: We know how daunting this task can seem. That’s why we offer a 30-day satisfaction guarantee on our services. You will be satisfied with your new Social Security card in hand or you will get your money back. Our guarantee is unrivaled in this business.
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Why do so Many Struggle with the Social Security Card Application Process?

If the process is free and it requires just a form and a few documents, it begs the question:

“Why do so many Americans struggle to apply for a new card or Social Security card replacement?”

The answer is that while the process appears simple at first glance, it is actually far more complicated than you may guess. Not only is it complicated, but it’s also tedious. It requires knowledge of a number of regulations and attention to great detail. That’s why so many applicants are turning to professional filing agencies with expert filing assistants that understand the process inside and out.

There are a number of things that could go wrong and any mistake will result in instant denial. The Social Security Administration even requires a certain color ink on the application and warns applicants that any error will result in your application being sent back to you.

When you are trying to fill out a number of boxes on a form after running around all day, it’s easy to make careless errors that you can’t recognize. We are only human.

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You could do the entire process on your own. But is it worth the time and the risk? It depends on how confident you are in your abilities and how much free time you have.

When professional filing agents prepare your application, you benefit in a number of ways:

  • Never miss a day of work: Many applicants tell our support agents that they missed an entire day of work trying to figure out the application. Since most Americans don’t have the luxury of paid days off, it results in an entire lost day of pay. If they had used our service, they actually would have made money!
  • Get your card as quickly as possible: There is no way to speed up the internal processes of the Social Security Administration. So the best way to get your card as quickly as possible is to complete the application fast and get it right the first time.
  • Don’t waste time stressing: Running to the local SSA office, standing in line at the post office, and reading through government red tape is stressful, to say the least. Instead of dealing with all of that, we make it the process quick and easy.

Application-Filing-Service.com is the #1 replacement SS card service because of our dedication to the customer. No other service provides the level of customer support and convenience. Instead of going through the process blind and hoping for the best, we take all of the guesswork out of things and make the process as easy as 1-2-3.

Why You Must File for a Social Security Card Replacement

Although your Social Security number (SSN) is your link to the SSA, you absolutely must replace a Social Security card if you’ve lost it. Having the physical card in your possession (safely filed away at home) is essential for most Americans.

That’s why completing this process quickly and getting your new or replacement SS card as quickly as possible so important. You don’t want to go long without it if you don’t have to. If you can avoid delays, it’s smart to do so.

You’ll need your Social Security card to:

  • Apply for a job: Your employer may ask you to produce your card when applying for a job. Your SSN is vital for their accounting as well as your own, so they may want to make sure the number is 100% correct. They may even use it to help identify you. Your SSN will be used to track your earnings and benefits through Social Security.
  • Open a bank account: Since your earnings determine your benefits through Social Security when you retire, a financial institution such as a bank may wish to see the card when you ask to open an account. Attend college: Universities may ask to see your card to ensure your SSN is correct. Your SSN may be used to determine your eligibility for certain government grants or debt relief programs
  • Apply for government benefits: If you need to apply for unemployment or disability, the government may wish to see your Social Security card to determine your eligibility. Without your card, you may not be able to receive your benefits.

Another issue you must keep in mind is that you are only human. You may think you know your SSN by heart, but the only way you can truly be certain is if you have the physical card to check. You will need your SSN to do everything from file your taxes to work for a living. If you get this number wrong, you will face major consequences when it comes time to retire or in the unfortunate case that you become disabled.

NOTE: You may need a card for all of these purposes and have no time to wait. If so, you can request a letter from the SSA stating you have a Social Security card. This will have to be accepted by an employer if they wish to see your card. However, it is only valid for 30 days. It’s best to begin your application immediately and use a professional filing agency to ensure you get the application right and get your card as quickly as humanly possible with no delays.

Protect Your Identity When Replacing a Social Security Card

If your card has been lost or stolen, it’s important to take immediate action to protect your identity and replace your SS card. Before you begin your Social Security card application, secure your identity and finances. Only after you’ve made contact with the proper authorities should you begin filing for your replacement card online.

IMPORTANT: Anyone with access to your SSN can now do anything with it that you can. That means they can use your good credit to take out more credit and leave you with the payments. The Social Security Administration CANNOT help you repair your credit.

With your SSN, a thief can:

  • Sell it to an undocumented worker
  • Take out loans
  • Open bank accounts
  • Try to steal your tax return

And much more.

Here’s what you need to do:

  • Contact the police: If your card has been stolen, contact the police and file a police report. This will come in handy later on if you need to make changes to your Social Security information and will help the police catch the thieves.
  • Contact the credit bureaus: Contact one of the major credit bureaus—Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian—and place a fraud alert on your credit.
  • Contact the Social Security Administration: Contact the SSA and make them aware that your card has been stolen. They can check your statements for any suspicious activity and be on the lookout for fraud.

Now that you have protected your finances and identity from fraud, you must begin the application process immediately. Using Application-Filing-Service.com is the fastest and most convenient way to replace your card. Since you are now without your card, it’s absolutely vital that you replace it as quickly as possible. It’s not worth the chance of delay.

What to do if Your Identity Has Been Stolen

If thieves have stolen your identity, you must take action immediately above and beyond our previous recommendations. Those are only precautions to protect you from theft. If identity theft does occur, you may have to go as far as changing your SSN altogether.

You should immediately close all compromised accounts and then contact:

  • The Federal Trade Commission
  • The IRS
  • IC3.gov

**The Internet Crimes Complaint Center (IC3) is a one-stop resource for victims of cybercrime. They’ll know how to help you if your identity is stolen**

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What is Social Security and Why do I Need a Social Security Card?

To understand how important it is to have your card in your possession at all times, you must understand what Social Security actually is.

Social Security is a type of social insurance that provides financial assistance to retired or disabled workers and their families. It’s a pay-as-you-go program, which means you pay into it now to receive benefits later on in life. The amount of money you receive when you retire is based on how much you put in.

Originally, an American’s Social Security card was used only to prove that they were paying into the system and to quickly identify their number in case of gaining employment. Now, it is used for a number of reasons including tracking taxes, gaining employment, going to school, and many more.

As an American citizen, this identifying document is absolutely vital for your daily life. It’s for this reason that it is highly recommended that you apply for a new or replacement card ASAP and not waste any time. The faster you have your card, the faster you can get back to regular life.

Why is Getting a Social Security Card Replacement so Difficult?

Now that you understand how the Social Security system works, you can see why professional filing services like ours exist. It’s for the same reason that, while filing your taxes is free, most use a professional accountant to help them. The system is complex, and government bureaucracy is extremely difficult to navigate.

The Social Security Administration is tasked with keeping track of hundreds of millions of citizens and legal immigrants working inside the United States. There are roughly 170 million workers paying into Social Security at any time and roughly 70 million collecting benefits.

With such a large bureaucracy and so many moving parts, it’s only natural for the processes involved to be extremely complex. The reason it’s difficult to make changes to your card or to get a replacement card is that it takes a lot of work on the other side too!

Begin Your Social Security Card Application Today!

You could file with the SSA today on your own, but why wait in line, waste all of that time, and take the risk when it can all be handled for you by professional filing experts? Let us prepare your form for you and provide detailed instructions so you get it right the first time.

For just a small fee, you will get your form done for you, a personalized filing guide, and access to experienced filing consultants via live chat, phone, or email to walk you through the process. Application-Filing-Service.com is the web’s leading filing agency!

Get started on your application for a new or replacement Social Security card with us today and you’ll have your card in just a matter of days. Don’t deal with the government alone!

F.A.Q.

  • Q: How much does it cost to get a replacement card from the SSA?

    A: It is FREE from the Social Security Administration. However, you have to go through a lengthy process and complete several detailed and complex steps to successfully apply for a card.

  • Q: What is your fee?

    A: We charge a one-time processing fee of $39. This covers the generation of your form, your personalized filing guide, our expert filing consultants, and other value-added services not offered anywhere else.

  • Q: Why do you charge a fee if this service is free from the SSA?

    A: While this service is free from the government, it is extremely complex and time-consuming. Our service saves you time, makes the process more convenient, and gives you the best chance of avoiding errors that would force you to begin the process all over again.

  • Q: What makes the process so difficult?

    A: It’s tough to say exactly what makes it so difficult, but it’s mostly the length of time it takes to complete the application properly and the attention to detail required. Aside from knowing how to fill out the form right, you have to know which documents to send in. And that’s not even considering the length of time it takes to actually submit the application.

  • Q: What makes you different from other application filing services?

    A: The difference between us and our competitors is that we are specialized in helping applicants with the SS-5 form, and we focus on making the process easier and more convenient. Most services just provide the form to you and an address to send it to. Unlike them, we auto-generate the form for you, provide detailed instructions, real-time customer support, and much more.

  • Q: Can you rush my application with the SSA?

    A: No. There’s no way to rush the process of replacing your card. The SSA takes anywhere from 1-3 weeks to send a new card. That’s why it’s so important to use a professional filing agency. Our service is the best way to get your card as quickly as humanly possible.

  • Q: Do I really need a new card? I know my number…

    A: Yes, you absolutely need one. While you may only need your SSN in certain situations, employers, banks, schools, and other institutions may ask you to produce your card. If you don’t have one, then you won’t be able to get a job, attend university, open an account, or do a number of other vital life tasks. Apply for a new or replacement card and keep it safely filed away at home.

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