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Do I have to pay to change my name with social security?
No, updating your name with the Social Security Administration is free. Will I receive a new Social Security card with my new name? Yes, you will be mailed a new card. Do I have to pay for a new Social Security card after changing my name? No, there is no charge for a new 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.
How do I Change My Name on my Card?
To change your name on your card, you must show us documents proving your legal name change and identity. If you are a U.S. citizen, you also must show us a document proving your U.S. citizenship, if it is not already in our records.
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.