How to Request a New Social Security Card Online

Point your web browser to the Social Security Administration's "Get a New or Replacement Card" webpage.

Download the Form SS-5. This document is in PDF form, so you'll need Adobe Acrobat in order to open it.

Print the SS-5 form and fill it out legibly and completely with blue or black ink.

Gather the official documents you'll need to submit with your application. You can find out what documents you need by referring to the SS-5 form or by clicking on the "Learn What Documents You Need" link on the Social Security Administration website.

Take or mail your completed SS-5 Form and official documents to your local Social Security Office. Determine the location of your local office by entering your zip code on the Social Security Administration website.