Replacement Card

Request a Replacement Social Security Number (SSN) Card Online

Getting a replacement lost or stolen Social Security number (SSN) card has never been easier. As long as you’re only requesting a replacement card, and no other changes, you can use our free online services anytime, anywhere. All you need to do is log in to or create your personal my Social Security account.

Request a Replacement Social Security Number (SSN) Card Online

Who is eligible to request a replacement Social Security card online?

Requesting a replacement card online is available in most states. We are continuously working to make this service available to additional states.

Map of the U.S. highlighting states that are eligible to request a replacement Social Security card. See list of non-eligible states.

Map of the U.S. highlighting states that are eligible to request a replacement Social Security card. See list of non-eligible states.

The following states are not currently eligible:

The following states are not currently eligible:

  • Alabama
  • Connecticut
  • Minnesota
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • West Virginia

This service is also not yet available if your driver’s license or identification card was issued by a U.S. territory (such as American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands).

You can use a my Social Security account to apply for a replacement Social Security card online if you:

  • Are a U.S. citizen age 18 or older with a U.S. mailing address (this includes APO, FPO, and DPO addresses);
  • Are not requesting a name change or any other change to your card; and
  • Have a driver’s license or state-issued identification card from one of the many participating states or the District of Columbia.

Sign in to your my Social Security account and request yours

Already have a my Social Security Account?

Sign in to your account below to replace a lost or stolen Social Security number (SSN) card.

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Don't have a my Social Security Account?

Creating a free my Social Security account takes less than 10 minutes, lets you to replace a lost or stolen Social Security number (SSN) card and gives you access to many other online services.

Keep in mind that in many cases, even if you lost your card, you may not need a replacement. In most cases, simply knowing your Social Security number is enough. But if you do need a replacement, we make it easy.

Still have questions?

If you have questions or need help understanding how to request your replacement Social Security card online, call our toll-free number at 1-800-772-1213 or visit your Social Security office. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call our toll-free TTY number, 1-800-325-0778, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.