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 in November 2019 with all previous editions obsolete. You can download a fillable SS-5 Application through the link below.