PROGRAM OPERATIONS MANUAL SYSTEMPart SI – Supplemental Security IncomeChapter 006 – The SSI Application ProcessSubchapter 04 – Completion of Form SSA-8000-BK, Application for Supplemental Security IncomeTransmittal No. 12, 04/13/2020
This is a Quick Action Transmittal. These revisions do not change or introduce new policy or procedure.
Summary of Changes
SI 00604.016 Name, Sex, Birthdate, and SSN - Question 1(a)
Subsection C: We updated the hyperlink of the former Client Identification Screen in MSSICS, MSOM MSSICS 008.002, to the Person Information Identity Information Details hyperlink in the SSI Claims System, MS 08401.006.
For verification of claimant identity see instructions SI 00601.062.
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.
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.
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.
When the applicant does not know the SSN follow the procedures in GN
00302.001 General Information on Proof of Age Development
00302.290 Proof of Age Requirements for SSI Claimants
10235.035 Parts of the Alpha-Index Query Response
08401.006 Person Information Identity Information Details