TN 4 (03-91)

RM 00207.015 Assigning an SSN with Identifying Information

Procedure

Obtain identifying information before assigning an SSN.

1. Life Claim

STEPACTION
1Get a completed and signed SS-5.
2Conduct the mandatory in-person interview with applicants age 12 or older with no prior SSN.
3See RM 10211.500 if evidence establishes the applicant is an alien not legally in the U.S.
4Develop full evidence of age, identity, U.S. citizenship or lawful alien status even if the claimant alleges having an SSN. This will prevent delaying the claim for further development.
5See RM 10205.020 if the SS-5 application data is returned “unable to locate” (UTL).

2. Death Claim

Follow RM 10225.080.


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http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0100207015
RM 00207.015 - Assigning an SSN with Identifying Information - 05/15/2012
Batch run: 05/15/2012
Rev:05/15/2012