How do I know what address Social Security has on file?

How do I know what address Social Security has on file?

Go to the My Profile Tab on my Social Security. This service is not currently available to people who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or do not have a U.S. mailing address. However, if you are receiving SSI, you can still check your address we have on record via the My Profile Tab on my Social Security.

Does your social security number tell your address?

Anyone who applied for a social security number between 1972 and 2011 will have an area number that correlates to the mailing address listed on their application ( However, the area number cannot be used to determine residence since you can have mail sent to any location.

What address do you use for Social Security?

Please include your Social Security number or claim number whenever you write to us. 6401 Security Blvd. Please do not send applications or documents needed to request a Social Security number or benefits to this address.

Does Social Security require a physical address?

Even if you get your benefits by direct deposit, Social Security must have your correct address so we can send letters and other important information to you. We can only pay you your correct benefit if your records are correct.

Can you change your address with Social Security over the phone?

If you have questions or need help understanding how to change your address and telephone number online, call our toll-free number a 1-800-772-1213 or visit your Social Security office.

Do I need to notify Social Security when I move?

In any case, you should notify Social Security of your change of address. Go to the “My Profile” tab on your online My Social Security account or call 800-772-1213.

How do I check to see if someone is using my social security number?

at 1-877-IDTHEFT (1-877-438-4338) or go to: To order a copy of your Social Security Administration earnings and benefits statement, or to check whether someone has used your Social Security number to get a job or to avoid paying taxes, visit

What do the middle numbers in social security mean?

group numbers
The group numbers are the two middle numbers of a social security number. These numbers do not represent the geographical region, but they do represent the order in which a number was issued for a particular region.

Can Social Security mail be forwarded?

The U.S. Postal Service will only forward Social Security checks a limited time. The Social Security Administration paid benefits to over 52 million recipients in 2009. Almost 7 million receive paper checks. When these recipients move, whether temporarily or permanently, the U.S. Postal Service forwards their checks.

Do I need to change my address with Social Security if I move?

Social Security provides retirement, disability, and survivor benefits to workers and their dependents. If you get benefits now but you’ve moved, you must change the mailing address you use for your benefits. If you’ve moved, even if you’re not getting benefits now, you may still want to change your address.

Does Social Security change based on where you live?

No matter where in the United States you live, your Social Security retirement, disability, family or survivor benefits do not change. (Along with the 50 states, that includes the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands.)

What do the first 3 digits of your social security mean?

Area Number
The nine-digit SSN is composed of three parts: The first set of three digits is called the Area Number. The second set of two digits is called the Group Number. The final set of four digits is the Serial Number.

What does SSNS mean in text?

Slang / Jargon (1) Acronym. Definition. SSN. Social Security Number.