TN 1 (09-09)

RM 10205.010 When to Consider an Application for an SSN Card Filed

An application for an SSN card is filed when one of the following occurs:

  • the field office (FO) interviews the proper applicant in person, all personal and evidentiary data is captured electronically in SSNAP, the proper applicant reviews a summary of the information provided, and the FO electronically documents the applicant’s attestation;

  • the proper applicant completes and signs a paper Form SS-5 and submits the required evidence (including having the mandatory in-person interview, when required);

  • the parent of a newborn signs the birth registration form at the hospital to register his or her child's birth and indicates on the form that he or she also wants an SSN assigned to the child; or

  • SSA receives data transmitted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for aliens requesting enumeration through Enumeration at Entry (EAE).

  • The iSSNRC applicant has submitted their online application and received the iSSNRC system generated response “Your request has been received”.


  • RM 10205.025 - Proper Applicant for a Social Security Card

  • RM 10205.110 - Mandatory In-Person Interview for SSN Applicants Age 12 or Older

  • RM 10205.600 - Enumeration at Entry

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RM 10205.010 - When to Consider an Application for an SSN Card Filed - 09/10/2009
Batch run: 11/27/2015