articles

A Social Security number is a unique sequence of digits that tracks government benefits, employment records and financial information of American citizens with different parts of an SSN denoting three separate facets of ... More »

www.reference.com Government & Politics Social Services

A Social Security number is divided into three parts: area number, group number and serial number, according to the Social Security Administration website. The only number that provides specific information is the area n... More »

www.reference.com Government & Politics Social Services

Retrieving a Social Security number requires contacting the Social Security office and presenting proof of identity. A driver's license and birth certificate are sufficient proof of identity to retrieve Social Security n... More »

www.reference.com Government & Politics Public Records
similar articles

Social Security numbers consist of three parts: the first three digits are the area number, the second two are the group number, and the last four are the serial number. The area number represents geographical region in ... More »

www.reference.com Government & Politics Social Services

The E-Verify program compares the information from an applicant’s I-9 form, including his Social Security number, to a government database to verify that he is eligible for employment. To use the program, the employee an... More »

www.reference.com Government & Politics Social Services

Lost, stolen or damaged SSN cards can be replaced by requesting a replacement at the citizen's local Social Security office. The SSA limits a person to three replacements a year and 10 during a person's lifetime. More »

www.reference.com Government & Politics Social Services

The Social Security system requires workers to pay a portion of their income to the system to support current retired workers. Once workers retire, they receive benefits accumulated from the payments of others who are st... More »

www.reference.com Government & Politics Social Services