IM-51 April 26, 2002 This factor of eligibility applies to the NCP. It is not applicable to other persons who may be included in the assistance group (i.e. spouse, children). Follow the instructions outlined in Section 0905.010.05 for this eligibility factor. While obtaining a social security number is not a factor of eligibility for other persons in the assistance group, the social security number should be requested as it may be needed to verify income.