How is a social security card number selected or created?

Answer A nine-digit Social Security number is created using the ZIP code on the individual's application for the first three digits. The remaining six digits are randomly assigned.HistoryThe Social Securi... Read More »

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What is the number of the form to obtain a Social Security card?

Original or replacement Social Security cards can be requested by completing the form SS-5 (Application for Social Security Card). Original documentation verifying identity, U.S. citizenship and/o... Read More »

Is a Social Security number required for a permanent residence green card?

A Social Security number is required for a permanent residence green card if you are attempting to obtain the green card through employment in the United States. Otherwise, a green card may be obta... Read More »

How Are Social Security Numbers Created?

Social Security numbers are a conventional part of modern American life. Financial institutions as well as colleges, businesses, etc., use this number to verify the identity and financial status of... Read More »

Can you join the US military with no Social Security number and just a tax ID number?

No. You have to have a valid Social Security number, which the military will check to ensure is yours.