How Do You Change A Social Security Number?
If you are a victim of abuse or harassment, or somehow need to change your living arrangements and your identity, you should also change your social security number. Changing your social security number is not difficult to do as long as you have the proper documentation. Visit the Social Security Administration website and download form SS-5 (Social Security Administration Application for Social Security Card). Or, if you prefer to talk to someone, call the Social Security office and request the form. Write an explanation. In order to change your social security number you must write a compelling statement as to why you need to change. If you are a victim of domestic abuse, state so in the letter and be sure to enclose copies of the order of protection or any other formal documentation that provides proof of abuse. Also include statements from friends, relatives and co-workers. Gather the necessary documents. You must bring proof of citizenship or immigrant status. You also must bring