Children age 12 or older: Anyone age 12 or older who requests an original Social Security number must appear in person for an interview, even if a parent or guardian will sign the application on the child’s behalf.
You can replace your Social Security card if it’s lost or stolen.
If you have lost your child's Social Security card and need the number, you will need to apply for a new card through the Social Security Administration. Social Security numbers will not be released over the phone.
If you need to replace a lost or stolen Social Security card, you must visit a Social Security office or card center, or you must mail in necessary documents. To obtain a replacement Social Security card : Step 1: Gather documents proving your: Child's identity; and.
I lost her card and am very worried that someone If you wait to apply for a number at a Social Security office, there may be delays If you want to claim your child as a dependent on your income tax return, for a replacement Social Security card online via your my Social Security account.