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You can get an original Social Security card or a replacement card if yours is lost or stolen. There is no charge for a Social Security card. This service is free.
You can use a my Social Security (https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/) account to request a replacement Social Security card online if you:
(1) Are a U.S. citizen age 18 years or older with a U.S. mailing address;
(2) Are not requesting a name change or any other change to your card; and
(3) Have a valid driver's license or a state-issued identification card from one of the states listed.
If you cannot apply for a card online, you will need to show the required documents. SSA needs to see different documents depending on your citizenship and the type of card you are requesting. See link for documents (a replacement card only needs 1 form of ID instead of 2 for an original): https://www.ssa.gov/ssnumber/ss5doc.htm
You then need to print off this application and fill it out and provide to the SSA rep.: https://www.ssa.gov/forms/ss-5.pdf
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