In some instances an applicant may be unable to give complete identifying information.
Even so, FO's may still be able to process an SS-5 to issue an SSN.
An incompetent adult in an institution, or
An abandoned child in a welfare agency's care.
These instructions apply to SSN's in title II and title XVI cases. See RM 00207.035 and RM 00207.050 for instructions concerning auxiliary beneficiaries and SSI applicants, respectively.