Search / Verify SSN Archives

Are you looking to search for someone via a social security number? Are you looking to verify a social security number? These blogs include tips on how to complete a search or verification of a social security number.

May
17

Verifying Social Security Numbers

In the movie “My Blue Heaven” (1990), Barney Coopersmith, an FBI agent played by Rick Moranis, asks Vincent Antonelli, a mobster played by Steve Martin, what his Social Security number (SSN) is. Vincent responds slowly, providing the following numbers: 215-69-82125. Barney tells him that he gave one number too many, and Vincent says: “Take off […]

Sep
20

Reverse Social Security Number Trace

Virtually, each and every time a person uses his social security number, that transaction or information gathered from that event is disseminated into the three major credit bureaus that are used globally. Social security numbers are also most known as identification numbers since they are used to recognize or “identify” a person by the information […]

Aug
10

Invalid or Impossible Social Security Numbers

Social Security Numbers having the following characteristics are invalid or impossible: AREA, GROUP, or SERIAL are composed of all zeroes (e.g, 000-45-6789, 123-00-6789, 123-45-0000) AREA number 666 (never have and never will be issued) AREA numbers 700 to 728 (Railroad workers through July 1, 1963, then discontinued) AREA numbers 900-999 (not valid SSNs, but were used […]

Jul
31

SSN Reserved for Future Use

Q: When I conduct a Social Security Number Verification some results show “Reserved for future use” what does this mean? A: Reserved for Future Use is a denotation defined by the Social Security Administration for numbers in states that have not started to be assigned yet. An SSN is made up of an Area Group […]

Mar
19

Free SSN Verification

QUESTION: Are the Social Security Number validations you perform obtained directly from the Social Security Administration? Our company has new requirements in place and we need to ensure that your verifications are an acceptable source. ANSWER: To answer the question quickly, yes some of it partially derives from SSA information. However, no one can obtain […]