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Second opinion] I was told I need my birth certificate to enroll in SS ...I can't locate my birth certificate is there anything else I can use

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Is there anything other than a birth certificate I can use to sign up for SS?

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Social Security Expert: TaxRobin, Tax Preparer replied 7 months ago
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Social Security Expert: TaxRobin, Tax Preparer replied 7 months ago

SSA can accept only certain documents as proof of U.S. citizenship. These include a U.S. birth certificate or a U.S. passport.

To show your age, if a birth certificate does not exist, SSA may be able to accept your:

  • Religious record made before the age of 5 showing your date of birth;
  • U.S. hospital record of your birth; or
  • U.S. passport.

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Social Security Expert: TaxRobin, Tax Preparer replied 7 months ago

Hi just checking to see if you responded or need more info about this situation.

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