What You Need to Know about Social Security Card

If you need help on any topic regarding Social Security Card, you have come to the right place. This page is a Resource Center for everything you need to know about the Social Security Card

You will find below answers to the following topics:

  • What is Social Security
  • How to Apply for a New Social Security Card (New Born)
  • Apply for New Social Security Card (Adult)
  • Change Your Name on Social Security Card
  • Social Security Replacement Card (if lost or stolen)
  • FAQs about Social Security Card

FAQs about Social Security Card

Here are the most frequently asked questions about the Social Security Card:

What does a Social Security card look like?

The current Social Security card consists of specially designed pre-printed banknote paper bearing the words, “Social Security,” and the official seal of SSA.

Also, the statement, “This number has been established for” is printed across the official seal, in the middle of the card.

During the card issuance process, the SSN and the number holder’s name are printed above and below this statement on the card.

The Social Security Administration issues three types of Social Security Cards.

For more on this, see our post, What is a Social Security card supposed to look like?