Form SS-5, Application for Social Security Card, is a legal document filled out to apply for a new or replacement Social Security card. This card is necessary for any individual who wants to find employment, go to the doctor, open a bank account, and receive various benefits. Whether your parents or legal guardians did not obtain a Social Security card for you or it was lost or mutilated, you may submit an application to get a new card. You should fill out Form SS-5 in the following circumstances:
This form was released by the Social Security Administration (SSA). The latest version of the form was issued on November 1, 2019, with all previous editions obsolete. You can download a fillable SS-5 Application through the link below.
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