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Mark Taylor, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
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My brother is disable and receives an SSI check monthly. He

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My brother is disable and receives an SSI check monthly. He has moved to new assisted living facility and we need to give SSI a new mailing address. I am his POA and have his SS id card and photocopy of expired Texas drivers license. What will we need to do/go to make this change?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Mark Taylor replied 2 months ago.

Hi, my name is Mark. I will be happy to help you with your questions. The fastest and easiest way to change the address with Social Security is to do it online at www.socialsecurity.gov/changeofaddress By providing answers to a series of questions you can change your address electronically. You will receive a confirmation letter letting you know that the address was changed.

Expert:  Mark Taylor replied 2 months ago.

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
You misunderstood my question. The change of address is not for me but rather my brother. The SS change of address procedure specifically says an account cannot be created for another person even if one has power of attorney. The main SS # has a recording that continually says they are busy and to call back later.
Expert:  Mark Taylor replied 2 months ago.

I am sorry the there are three ways to change the address: you can do it online, you can call SSA 1-***-***-**** (or your local office), or you can go into your local office. It sounds like you already have tried calling. I am sorry that they do not make it easy. They do not have a form that you can mail.