Replace Your Social Security Card Online in 43 States and the District of Columbia

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve added Connecticut, Ohio, and Utah to the growing list of states where you can go online to replace your Social Security card. In many cases, you may not need a replacement card. Most of the time, simply knowing your Social Security number is enough.

If you do need to replace your lost or misplaced Social Security card, our online application makes getting a replacement card easier than ever. Online card replacement is available if you live in the District of Columbia or one of the 43 states that can verify state ID information for us. If you’re only requesting a replacement card and you’re making no changes, you may be able to use our free online service.

All you need to do is create a my Social Security account and meet certain requirements. Opening a personal my Social Security account is easy, convenient, and secure. We protect your information by using strict identity verification and security features. Once you have a personal account, simply follow the instructions to request a replacement Social Security card.

You can apply for a replacement card online, if you:

  • Are a U. S. citizen age 18 or older with a U.S. mailing address (this includes APO, FPO, and DPO addresses);
  • Are not requesting any changes to your card (including a name change); and
  • Have a valid driver’s license or state-issued identification card.

Now is a great time to go online because Social Security offices are currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you need a replacement card, please visit our website to find out if you can take advantage of this convenient online replacement service.

 

 

 

 

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181 thoughts on “Replace Your Social Security Card Online in 43 States and the District of Columbia

    • Hi Venus, thank you for your question. First, realize you may not need a replacement card. You will rarely need to show it. Knowing your Social Security number is what is important. However, if you must get a replacement card, you may be able to apply online. Check out our Frequently Asked Questions web page for details on how to apply for a replacement Social Security card. If you are unable to apply online and you do not want to mail in your documents, which will be returned, you may need to wait for the offices to reopen. Use our Social Security Office Locator to find your local office address. We hope this helps.

    • Hi Sonja, thank you for your question. First, realize you may not need a replacement card. You will rarely need to show it. Knowing your Social Security number is what is important. However, if you must get a replacement card, you may be able to apply online. Check out our Frequently Asked Questions web page for details on how to apply for a replacement Social Security card. If you are unable to apply online and you do not want to mail in your documents, which will be returned, you may need to wait for the offices to reopen. Use our Social Security Office Locator to find your local office address. We hope this helps.

  1. Hi trying to replace my social security card….I guess I lost it and can’t locate it… something you need…I’m trying online to do it…but it’s kind of confusing…it’s asking me bout loans n salary…I just want to replace my card…please send me info on how to do this…thank u

    • Hi Conrad, thank you for your question. First, realize you may not need a replacement card. You will rarely need to show it. Knowing your Social Security number is what is important. However, if you must get a replacement card, you may be able to apply online. Check out our Frequently Asked Questions web page for details on how to apply for a replacement Social Security card. If you are unable to apply online and you do not want to mail in your documents, which will be returned, you may need to wait for the offices to reopen. Use our Social Security Office Locator to find your local office address. We hope this helps.

  2. I filled out the application for a replacement social security card and was repeatedly informed the information was incorrect. It was not incorrect.

    • Hi John, thanks for using our blog. First, realize you may not need a replacement card. You will rarely need to show it. Knowing your Social Security number is what is important. Check out our Frequently Asked Questions web page for details on how to apply for a replacement Social Security card. If you cannot request a replacement card online, call your local office and request that we mail you an SSN printout instead of a replacement Social Security card. We are unable to process replacement Social Security card requests by phone at this time.

    • Hi Danny, thank you for your question. First, realize you may not need a replacement card. You will rarely need to show it. Knowing your Social Security number is what is important. However, if you must get a replacement card, you may be able to apply online. Check out our Frequently Asked Questions web page for details on how to apply for a replacement Social Security card. If you are unable to apply online and you do not want to mail in your documents, which will be returned, you may need to wait for the offices to reopen. Use our Social Security Office Locator to find your local office address. We hope this helps.

  3. I TRIED TO MAKE AN MY ACCOUNT BUT MY SECURITY QUESTIONS YOUR SITE ASKED ME I ANSWERED TRUTHFULLY BUT IT DENIED ME. I AM WHO I CLAIM TO BE AND HAVE ALL THEE INFORMATION TO PROVE IT….SO I WOULD LIKE TO REAPPLY WITH A LIVE OPERATOR IF POSSIBLE, SINCE THEE OFFICE HERE IN BAKERSFIELD IS CLOSED.

  4. Hi I need a replacement of my kids social security card please if u can contact me at 6717071282 thank you.

  5. I am told that I v cant get a new drivers license without a ss card and cant get. a ss card replacement without a drivers licence. What can I do? This is crazy

  6. I’ve tried to create an online account but it won’t take it
    and there are no SS offices open because of Covid 19.
    Can I get some help in replacing my card I seem to have lost.
    Tks,
    Peter Lenox
    paltex2@sbcglobal

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