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Social Security Q&A

Q: I lost my Social Security card, but I remember my number. Do I really need a new card?

A: No, probably not -- but it is important to know your number. The only time you may need the Social Security card is if your employer asks for it when you...

Social Security Q&A

Q: We adopted a baby girl overseas and brought her home with us to the United States. We need to get a Social Security number for her. What do we do?

A: In general, to apply for a Social Security number for your child you must:

Complete an ...

Social Security Q&A: Supplemental security income

Q: My grandfather, who is receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI), will be coming to live with me. Does he have to report the move to Social Security?

A: Yes. An SSI beneficiary must report any change in living arrangements before the 10th ...

Social Security Q&A: Disability

Q: Is there a time limit on how long you can get Social Security disability benefits?

A: No. Your disability benefits will continue as long as your medical condition has not improved, and you cannot work. We will periodically review your case to ...