How to Change Name and/or Gender on a Social Security Card

First obtain a court order name and/or gender change.

Submit a completed SS-5 form, court order, (and original physician's letter if changing gender marker) to Social Security by mail or at the local Social Security Office. They may ask for proof of citizenship and/or another form of ID.

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