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Update sex identification

Update the sex identification on your Social Security record.

For the purposes of our records, gender options currently include either male or female selections. We are examining ways to address this in the future.

Other ways to complete this task

Mail us your form and verification documents

Fill out the Application for a Social Security Card (Form SS-5) (PDF) and mail to your local field office along with unexpired identification.

For support completing this task

Call us

Available in most U.S. time zones Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. in English and other languages

Tell the representative you want to update your sex identification.