For help obtaining the person's Railroad Retirement Board claim number, see: U. If your ancestor died before or they are deceased, but not in the SSDI and you believe they may have applied for a Social Security Card, you can still obtain a copy of their SS-5 you will need to provide proof of death.
The first SS-5s were used in late Use a range. Social Security Number. Last Known Residence City. Exchange ssa. If you are a State Agency interested in entering into a data exchange agreement with SSA to receive the full file of death information , submit your request via the provisions listed on our internet site on the page Electronic Data Exchanges with the States.
Free, unrestricted search. This database was last updated on 28 February , just prior to restrictions enacted in March which require that newly reported deaths will not be made available in the public version of the Social Security Death Index for three years after the individual's death. This file includes the following information on each decedent, if the data is available to the SSA:.