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New Online Service for Replacement Social Security Cards in California

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 11, 2017

New Online Service for Replacement Social Security Cards in California

DMV Informs Customers during National Social Security Month

Sacramento- As part of National Social Security Month, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) wants to inform customers who may need a replacement Social Security Number (SSN) card that they can now order one through the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) website.  

“California residents can replace their SSN card online, without having to travel to a Social Security Office,” said DMV Director Jean Shiomoto.  “That is an added benefit to our DMV customers.”

The DMV collaborated with the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrations (AAMVA) and the SSA on the innovative benefit. The online service is available to California residents through the SSA’s my Social Security portal at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.

Residents in California and 16 other states including the District of Columbia currently have the online card replacement option.  The SSA is gradually rolling out the service in other states.

U.S. citizens age 18 or older and who are residents of California can request a replacement SSN card online by creating a my Social Security account. In addition, they must have a U.S. domestic mailing address, not require a change to their record (such as a name change), and have a valid driver’s license, or state identification card in participating states.

In addition to California residents replacing their SSN card through the portal, current Social Security beneficiaries can also change an address, adjust their direct deposit, obtain a benefit verification letter, or request a replacement SSA-1099. Medicare beneficiaries can request a replacement Medicare card without waiting for a replacement form in the mail. Account holders still in the workforce can verify their earnings history and obtain estimates of future benefits by looking at their Social Security Statement online.

 

 

 


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