how to change last name on social security card

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  • Do you have to tell Social Security when you change your name?

  • If you legally change your name because of marriage, divorce, court order or any other reason, you must tell Social Security so you can get a corrected card. You cannot apply for a card online. There is no charge for a Social Security card.

  • How long does it take to change a Social Security card name?

  • Depending upon the method used to request a new card with the name change, it can take as many as ten business days to receive your new card with the correct name. No matter how you are applying, the first thing you will need to do is locate your local Social Security office and get their mailing address.

  • What do I need to do to change my legal name?

  • The first thing you need to do after your legal name change (through marriage, divorce, or court order) is to update your name with the Social Security Administration (SSA). The SSA is the United States issuing agency for Social Security cards. Your updated Social Security card is the gateway to your name change process.

  • How do I apply for a replacement SSN card?

  • NOTE: U.S. Citizens applying for a replacement SSN card are not required to submit original primary evidence (e.g. driver’s license, state ID, U.S. passport), for mailed applications. Fill out and print an Application for a Social Security Card.

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