The Bureau of the Census will search its records and provide age information upon
receipt of an application (see GN 00302.760) and the payment of a $65 fee.
Section 404.704 of Regulation No. 4 clearly states that the burden of obtaining the
proof necessary to establish entitlement to benefits rests upon the claimant. In some
cases, however, SSA can pay for the census request when it is needed to assure a correct