TN 12 (04-20)

SI 00604.016 Name, Sex, Birthdate, and SSN - Question 1(a)

A. Policy

For verification of claimant identity see instructions SI 00601.062.

B. Procedure

1. When and how to complete

Complete for all claimants. Enter name, sex, month, day, and year of birth and social security number of the claimant.

If both members of a couple are filing at the same time, enter the name and identifying information for only one member (either one) of the couple in these blocks.

2. Proof of age

Proof of age is needed for child claims and may be needed for aged claims or for Title II purposes in some concurrent Title II-Title XVI claims. To determine if age was previously established by SSA, see GN 00302.010C.

3. Social Security Number

a. Face to face interview

  • Leave the "SSN" block blank if the claimant does not have an SSN or does not remember it.

  • When the correct SSN is determined after the SSI application is filed, enter the SSN on the application and related forms. Make the necessary input to establish the supplemental security record (SSR) and other related forms as appropriate.

  • Complete a form SS-5 following the evidentiary requirements in RM 10210.010 when the claimant does not have an SSN or information on the Numident is not correct or the individual requests a replacement card.

NOTE: For U.S.-born children under age one, follow procedures in RM 10210.280.

b. Teleclaim

When the applicant does not know the SSN follow the procedures in GN 00203.015C.e.

C. References

  • GN 00302.001 General Information on Proof of Age Development

  • GN 00302.290 Proof of Age Requirements for SSI Claimants

  • RM 10235.035 Parts of the Alpha-Index Query Response

  • MS 08401.006 Person Information Identity Information Details

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SI 00604.016 - Name, Sex, Birthdate, and SSN - Question 1(a) - 04/13/2020
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