How do I know which state issued my Social Security number?
1. The first three digits (the area number) of a SSN are determined by the state where the number was issued. You can get the state-assigned list for each 3-digit origination code by visiting http://www.socialsecurity.gov/employer/stateweb.htm.
Is your SSN issued in the state you were born?
Since 1972, the SSA has assigned numbers and issued cards based on the ZIP code in the mailing address provided on the original application form. For many of us who received our SSNs as infants, the area number indicates the state we were born in.
How do I verify a SSN?
How to Verify Social Security Numbers
- Step 1: Provide Identifying Information to the SSA.
- Step 2: Register to Use SSNVS.
- Step 3: Request Access to SSNVS.
- Step 4: Activate Access and Log On to SSNVS.
- Step 5: Use SSNVS to Verify SSNs.
- Step 6: Evaluate the Results.
- Step 7: Maintain SSNVS Registration Information.
WHO issues a Social Security number?
the Social Security Administration (SSA)
The legal framework for assigning a Social Security number is provided under Section 205(c)(2) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S. Code, Chapter 7, Subsection 405). 3 Social Security numbers and cards are issued by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
What is my SSN issue date?
What’s that date on the Social Security card? Beginning with cards issued October 2007 or later, Social Security cards include the issue date on the front of the card. Tax preparers tell us that some people are crossing out the issue date and replacing it with their birth date.
What does a SSN starting with 9 mean?
When an employer receives a W-4 form listing a Social Security Number that begins with a “9”, the employer should recognize that this is an ITIN and it cannot be used when filing W-2 forms. However, if this is the only number provided, the SSA advises employers to use it.