Some Frequently Asked Questions on SSNs

by Chris Hibbert

last modified January 14, 2001

The SSN FAQ has now been broken up into several sections. This section covers "actual FAQs"; that is, it responds to the questions that are most frequently asked of me.


The rest of the discussion is divided into the following pieces:

Other Sections:

Back to ToC . Why SSN Privacy matters

Back to ToC . Who has to have an SSN?

Back to ToC . Getting a New Number or Card

Back to ToC . Tracing People

Back to ToC . Dealing with Social Security

Back to ToC . Structure of the SSN

Back to ToC . Further Information on SSNs

Back to ToC . Other Privacy Resources

If you have suggestions for improving this document please send them to me