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    Feb 9, 2015, 11:52 AM
    Social and birth certificate different last name
    Hi, I have a problem my birth certificate and social security card have each a different last name and I have tried everything from going to the ssi office which aren't very helpful to school records etc. Everywhere I run into the same dead end of needing some kind of idenitication that I can't get without having my last name match on both my birth certificate and social security card. Can someone please help me? I don't want spend my life depening on other people living out of the system. I want to start my life, my mom won't help me so I'm on my own heso.
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    Feb 9, 2015, 12:12 PM
    Please explain first, how is it the names are different. Did you get married? How is it your mom won't help you ?
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    Feb 9, 2015, 12:30 PM
    I would contact the Social Security Administration and request a copy of the application for Social Security number which, presumably, your mother filed when you were a child. Once you have that, Get a certified copy of your birth certificate and send it, along with a copy of the application, and an application to correct your name (SSI should have such a form; look online) in the Social Security Administration's records.

    I would direct this to a regional or national office, if the local SSI office isn't able to help you.

    By the way, neither a Social Security card nor a birth certificate are, strictly speaking, legitimate forms of identification. Do you have a picture ID, such as a driver's license or passport?

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