To replace a lost Social Security card, fill out a Form SS-5 Application for a Social Security Card, collect documents, locate a local Social Security office and mail or hand-deliver the application and documents. It gen... More » Government & Politics Social Services

If your Social Security card is lost or stolen, report the theft to the local police department, place a credit file fraud alert, and monitor your credit reports for unauthorized account activities, explains R... More » Government & Politics Law

If you lose your Medicare card, get a replacement through your online My Social Security account, reports the Social Security Administration. Alternatively, call a toll-free phone number, or request a replacement card fr... More » Business & Finance Insurance Health Insurance
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