Getting a Social Security Card

Social Security Office in Stamford

Located in Landmark Square Shopping Center

2 Landmark Square, Suite 105, Stamford, CT

Phone: 866-770-1881 or TTY: 1-203-967-9902

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9AM-4PM; Wednesday 9AM-12PM


Cost: None, but limit on number of replacements.

Application requirements: Completed application for a Social Security office; all others can mail application materials. The application form can be found online at:

You will need to create an account or sign in at:

ID needed: To apply for an original Social Security card, you need at least two documents to prove age, identity, and U.S citizenship or current lawful immigration status. In general, you need two of the following:

  • Birth certificate (other evidence of age that may be accepted:  U.S. Hospital record of birth created at time of birth, religious records established before age five which show time of birth, passport, or final adoption decree)
  • Passport
  • Driver’s license or state-issued non- driver ID card

To apply for a replacement Social Security card, you must prove your identity with one of the following documents:

  • Driver’s license
  • State-issued non- driver ID card or
  • Passport

If you don’t have one of these documents, or can’t get a replacement within 10 days, Social Security may accept other documents to prove your identity, such as:

  • Employment ID card
  • School ID card
  • Health insurance card
  • Certificate of naturalization
  • U.S military ID card

If you were born outside the U.S., you must also show U.S citizenship or lawful, work authorized immigration status.