Section 205 of the Social Security Act, as amended, authorizes us to collect the requested information to allow access to our online applications. We will use the information you provide for authentication purposes to enable you to access our online applications.

The Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. & 552a(b)) permits us to disclose the information you provide in accordance with approved routine uses. Giving us this information is voluntary. However, failing to complete the required fields may prevent you from using SSA’s online applications.

Additional information regarding this program, our routine uses of your information, and other Social Security programs, is available on our Internet website,, or at your local Social Security office.