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Virginians Can Now Replace Social Security Cards Online

Until the recent past, everyone had to visit a Social Security office to replace a Social Security card. However, over the past couple years the Social Security Administration has rolled out a program whereby residents of certain states can now replace their Social Security card online.

Now, Virginia is added to list list of states with online Social Security card replacement.

Residents of 20 States and DC Can Get Replacement Social Security Cards Online

Residents of the following states can get replacement Social Security cards online :

You can can a replacement Social Security card online at ssa.gov if you :

* Are a U.S. citizen age 18 or older with a U.S. mailing address;
* Are not requesting a name change or any other change to your card; and
* Have a driver's license or a state-issued identification card from one of the following:

How do I replace my lost Social Security card?

Citizens of some states can get free replacement cards online

Until 2016, the Social Security Administration (SSA) required you to either visit a Social Security office or mail in documentation to receive a replacement Social Security card.

However, the SSA is rolling out a program whereby adult citizens of an increasing number of states can receive replacement Social Security cards online at ssa.gov. The SSA uses public records from these states to verify your identity online.

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