TN 2 (01-10)

RM 10210.005 SSN Type Definitions

A. Original SSN

The original SSN is the first SSN assigned to an individual.

B. New SSN

A new SSN is a different SSN assigned to an adopted child or to an individual when the requirements in Resolving SSN Problems RM 10220.000 are met. A new SSN is always cross referred to the original SSN.

C. Replacement card

A replacement card bears the same SSN and can be either a card showing the same name and restrictive legend as shown on the previous SSN card, or a card showing a different name or restrictive legend from the previous SSN card.

D. References

  • RM 10210.010, Evidence Policy for an Original or New SSN

  • RM 10220.025, Documents to Support an Application for a New SSN


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RM 10210.005 - SSN Type Definitions - 09/25/2015
Batch run: 09/25/2015
Rev:09/25/2015