Temporary Assistance/Case Management Manual

0205.010.05 Citizens and Non-citizens Without an SSN

For U.S. citizens, prior to approval, the Temporary Assistance participant must apply for an SSN for each person without a number. The individual must provide required evidence of age, identity, and citizenship to SSA as a condition of eligibility.

For non-citizens, prior to approval, refer the Temporary Assistance non-citizen to the local SSA office, using form SSN-1. The individual must complete an application for a SSN.