Social Security Q&A: How Long Does It Take to Get a Child’s Card?

Question: I applied for my child’s Social Security card in the hospital but have not received it. How long does it take? Answer: In most states it takes an average of three weeks to get the card, but in some states it can take longer. If you have not received your child’s card in a timely manner, please visit your local Social Security office. Be sure to take proof of your child’s citizenship, age and identity as well as proof of your...

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Social Security Q&A: How to Report Address Change for SSI Benefits

Question: My father receives Supplemental Security Income. He recently moved, but he hasn’t reported his new address to Social Security yet. What’s the easiest way to do that? Answer: You can check your address online by using your personal my Social Security account at It is very important that Social Security has your father’s most up-to-date information, including any change in income,...

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