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If lost your birth certificate ,I.d. , and social security card all at once how can you get them all back ?

which 1 would I start with if you dont have anything

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i see that you are a grown man - so - you contact the Health Department Office of Vital and Statistics in the county that you was born - whether in person or on the computer and if by computer be close to a fax machine and once you get birth certificate proceed to the Social Security office for a card --- you can also for free if not a felon go to the County Board of Elections and register to vote and get a picture id .

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ok well .... what if you are a felon ???
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Alva, great suggestion and way to process the steps! Well done. iconiclifestyle, if you have a felony mark on your record, you cannot vote. You can show interest by doing community services. Through this, you may be able to find different forms of i.d. that are accepted. Have a great day.
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Hi Iconiclifestyle420, the first thing to start with is your Birth Certificate you can generally get a copy by contacting the Hospital you were born in. If the Hospital for some reason (closed etc) can not provide it contact the County Clerk's office in the County you were born in. Then you will need to take the birth Certificate to your Social Security office and get a new card, then you can use those to get your ID :)

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thank you so much but dont you need an I.D in order to get your birth certificate ???
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Depending on the state, when you contact the Bureau of Vital Statistics to apply for a copy of your birth certificate (be sure you get a "certified copy", by that I mean it carries an imprint of the issuing office, a way to sure it is real, and there is a small fee for this), you will need to supply information such as, date of birth, hospital, city, county and state of birth, mother's maiden name, father's name, you may have to supply more information on them also, like their birth dates, etc.....it will depend on the state. Things have tightened up on obtaining certain records since 9/11. I would look on the web for BVS in your birth state for more information so you can have it all ready and not have to go through a lot of delays getting more info. BTW....NEVER put all these pieces of identification in one place where someone can get everything....with your birth certificate and SSN the wrong person can start him/herself a whole new life....and you will be the one paying for it.

You may not have to have your birth certificate to get a new SS card if you know your number and can prove it with a copy of a tax return. I am not sure about this....as I stated earlier, things have tightened up a lot. It pays to store things like this in a really safe place and keep a copy somewhere else safe...not all together unless it is in a safe deposit box.
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@Desperado thank you but I also would like to ask you what i should do because i live in Atlanta but my hometown is in Minnesota... is it still posible for me to obtain an official copy without me going all the way to Mn ?
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Hi! DW, and everyone!. DeanaWayne, "You hit it right on the money! " It is a HUGE drag. Most people, including me, do feel "the system" runs in circles.
A good thing ... reason: The identity theft is high right now. Thank you for putting out there: It can be done. It's a drag... but worth it. Thanks again and have a great day!
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Desparado, I agree with your suggestion and I back you up 100% on the copies. A had a safe deposit box. I, (DAA to me) did not put any of the above mentioned in that box. I was careless. I paid the price. Your suggestions are great! Even I, forget sometimes the simply thoughts of "thinking ahead." You give a nice reminder! Have a great day!
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ICON...sorry so late here...signed off right after I posted last nite......You can get your birth certificate certified copy without going anywhere. Check BVS for Minnesota for info first.....may have to call them also. I needed some extra copies (certified) of mine and it only took about a month from here (Georgia) to Iowa.....love this computer age (most of the time...LOL) Do check with Social Security about needing your birth certificate....I don't think you need it to get a new card...worth a call to check. BTW... hospitals do not have anything to do with getting you a copy of your birth certificate other than possibly telling you where to write to get it.
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You should start with your Birth Certificate, which you should be able to get it in the hospital you were born in. If the hospital cannot provide those services, I'll advise you to visit the County Clerk where your certificate will be processed. You'll use this certificate use to take the Social Security card.

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ICON....please see my answer to you posted as a comment to Deana. I was not sure where to post it as a hinged on her answer. Good Luck

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Good Morning! I, also, had this unfortunate situation happen to me. We had moved. I was job hunting; hence, I had all written documents in my purse. My purse was stolen. I did exactly, in chronological order, as DeanaWynn suggested. Start with your birth certificate. I couldn't get the original, but I was able to receive a copy. If you are in contact with your mom, she may be able to help you on this. I can't say enough how much it is a long process. To make sure it doesn't happen again, make copies for yourself and put them in a place only you and/or someone you trust know. DeanaWynn absolutely, thank you. Your approach on solving this terrible experience is wonderful. Have a great day and make sure you have documentation of yourself, but, don't carry it with you. Your future employer will ask and when they do, you can provide. Only then, should you carry it ALL on your body. (ID, license, exempt.)

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