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Social Security Number (SSN) for Passport Application and Renewal

To apply for or renew your U.S. passport, you must confirm the status of your Social Security Number (SSN) with the Social Security Administration (SSA) before submitting your passport application.  Contact SSA in Manila for assistance if one of the below applies to you:

  • You have an SSN but do not remember the number,
  • You are uncertain whether you have an SSN,
  • You have never applied for an SSN. You are still required to obtain a confirmation email from SSA in Manila that an SSN was never issued to you

Please do not schedule an appointment for passport renewal until you have contacted SSA in Manila to confirm whether or not you have an SSN.

Please include the personal information of the passport applicant in your email to SSA Manila:

  • First name
  • Middle Name (if applicable)
  • Last name
  • Date of Birth
  • Place of Birth
  • Mother’s Full Name
  • Father’s Full Name

First Time SSN Application

If you are over 12 years of age, please use this checklist to prepare your application (PDF 865 KB)package for an SSN.

Download form Mandatory In-Person Interview Worksheet (PDF 194 KB)

Download form SSA-L706-F3 (PDF 44 KB)

If you are under 12 years of age, please use this checklist to prepare your application (PDF 791 KB) package for an SSN.


Replacement SSN Card

Please use this checklist to prepare your application (PDF 772 KB) package for an SSN replacement card.


SSN Application Status

Please contact SSA Manila at FBU.Manila@ssa.gov for the status of your SSN application.