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I understand that I am intitled to my X husbands Social

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Security upon his death. Do...
I understand that I am intitled to my X husbands Social Security upon his death. Do I need a death certificate? Original or copy.
JA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: My X husband passed away in September.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Social Security
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Social Security Expert: lev-tax, Tax Advisor replied 1 month ago
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You will need to provide either original documents or copies certified by the agency that issued them.

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Social Security Expert: lev-tax, Tax Advisor replied 1 month ago

The information we need includes:

• Proof of death — either from a funeral home or death certificate;
• Your Social Security number, and the deceased worker’s SSN;
• Your birth certificate;
• Your marriage certificate, if you’re a widow or widower;
• Your divorce papers, if you’re applying as a divorced widow or widower

• The name of your bank and your account number so your benefits can be deposited directly into your account.

Let me know if you need any clarification this matter.

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