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Megan C
Megan C, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Category: Social Security
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Experience:  Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level
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I am going back to using my maiden name. I need to change

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I am going back to using my maiden name. I need to change this on my social security card. What do I need to get this done?
How long will it take if I go to the office itself? Will the info be change then?

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I realize you have a question about social security. My goal is to help you better understand your options.

MyVirtualCPA :

How are you today?

Customer:

Fine

MyVirtualCPA :

To process the name change you will need a copy of your birth certificate and a certified copy of your divorce decree

Customer:

I am using my maiden name and need to change my social security card to reflect that. What do I need to do that

Customer:

Does the change take place then or do I have to wait

MyVirtualCPA :

Here are the instructions: CLICK HERE

MyVirtualCPA :

You will get your new card within 10 business days of showing social security the proper records

Customer:

If I take this to a social secuirty office, do the changes take effect then? I was wondering how that would effect my pay, etc.

MyVirtualCPA :

Yes, the changes take effect then and you will get the card in 10 days or so

Customer:

Wonderful. Thank you so much for your help. Have a great day.

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