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I lost my social security card-- I know my number.How can I

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I lost my social security card-- I know my number.How can I get my card?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  lev-tax replied 1 year ago.

You can get 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 account to request a replacement Social Security card online if you:

  • Are a U.S. citizen age 18 years or older with a U.S. mailing address;
  • Are not requesting a name change or any other change to your card; and
  • Have a valid driver's license or a state-issued identification card from one of the following:
    • District of Columbia (driver's license only);
    • Idaho (driver’s license only);
    • Iowa;
    • Kentucky;
    • Michigan;
    • Mississippi;
    • Nebraska;
    • New Mexico;
    • North Dakota (driver’s license only);
    • Pennsylvania (driver's license only);
    • Washington; or
    • Wisconsin (driver's license only).

If you cannot apply for a card online, you will need to:

Does that answer your question?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
For $27 plus dollars, I could have gone to my social security office and got it for no dollars.
Expert:  lev-tax replied 1 year ago.

You are absolutely correct - that was your choice to order the service.
However - if you expect me to send you a new social security card - these expectation are not realistic because ONLY you personally may apply.

Let me know your zip code - and I will find a local SSA office serving your area.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  lev-tax replied 1 year ago.

Your local SSA office locates at


Phone: 1-***-***-**** TTY:1-***-***-****

Hours: Monday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed

If you need any further help - be sure to ask.