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Can a family member request a Social Security card?
If you are applying for an SSN on behalf of someone else, you must provide evidence of your authority to sign the application on behalf of the person to whom the card will be issued and evidence of your own identity.
Can someone apply for Social Security on behalf?
You can choose an attorney or other qualified individual to represent you. You can also have more than one representative. However, you can’t have someone who, by law, can’t act as a representative, or someone the Social Security Administration has suspended or disqualified from representing others.
Can someone else go to the Social Security office for me?
If you’re already receiving Social Security benefits and have a payee, you can ask someone else to be your payee. You should tell your present payee that you plan to ask someone else to help you. The person you want to become your new payee must file an application at a Social Security office.
Who can apply for a Social Security card?
To apply for an original card, you must provide at least two documents to prove age, identity, and U.S. citizenship or current lawful, work-authorized immigration status. If you are not a U.S. citizen and do not have DHS work authorization, you must prove that you have a valid non-work reason for requesting a card.
Can I get my dad’s Social Security when he died?
You may receive survivors benefits when a family member dies. You and your family could be eligible for benefits based on the earnings of a worker who died. The deceased person must have worked long enough to qualify for benefits.
Can grandparents get Social Security card?
A. Your grandson can be issued a new Social Security card at your local Social Security office. He will need to file a new application for a card and provide proof of his identity and U. S. citizenship or legal resident status.
Can you refuse to give your Social Security number?
Yes, you can refuse unless you’re legally required to provide your Social Security number (SSN). However, there’s also no law preventing businesses from asking for it or refusing you service if you don’t provide it.