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If you legally change your name because of marriage, divorce, court order or any other reason, you must tell Social Security so you can get a corrected card. You cannot apply for a card online. There is no charge for a Social Security card. This service is free. The same applies once you receive the I-766 card, Employment Authorization Document (EAD), from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and bring required evidence.  See Defining the legal Name for an SSN.
To get a corrected Social Security card, you will need to:

For complete instructions, please go to Social Security Number and Card
For more information, read our pamphlet,  Your Social Security Number and Card.

Please read our Coronavirus (COVID-19) information page to learn about changes to Social Security number card requests during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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