Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

Iakhiienawá:se’ Sénha Aioianerénhake ne Enióhrhen’ne

Helping Build a Better Tomorrow

Social Security Administration

Kellie Smith from the Social Security Administration is in the Tribal Clerk's office on the second Tuesday of each month.  She is able to accept applications for new and replacement cards and name changes.  For benefits or letters you may have received, you must call 1-866-572-8369 or visit their office at 101 Ford Street, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.  Her hours are from  12:45 to 2:45 p.m.  Appointments are not accepted:  first come, first served.  

There is no charge to apply for a new/replacement card or name change (within limits). 

Documentation

US Births

  • Completed Social Security Application
  • Identification (US Drivers License, Tribal ID, Passport, Canadian OHIP)
  • For Name Changes: Original Marriage cert/ Divorce Decree
  • Ages 12 and over must apply in person
  • For New Applicants: Original Birth Certificate

Canadian Births:

For New Applications: (Children under 12)

  • Must have the Original long form Birth Certificate (Statement of Live Birth)
  • Tribal ID for the child
  • Completed Social Security Application
  • Blood Quantum letter for the child stating 50% or more Mohawk
  • Identification for the parent/ legal guardian applying for the child (acceptable ID includes: US Drivers License, Tribal ID, Passport, Canadian OHIP)

For New Applications: (Adults and Children 12 & over)

  • Must apply in person
  • Must have the Original long form Birth Certificate (Statement of Live Birth)
  • Tribal ID
  • Completed Social Security Application
  • Blood Quantum letter stating 50% or more Mohawk
  • Identification for the Adult or the parent/ legal guardian applying for the child (acceptable ID include: US Drivers License, Tribal ID, Passport, Canadian OHIP)

For Replacement Cards, Name Changes:

  • Must have the Original Long Form or Short Form Birth Certificate
  • Blood Quantum letter stating 50% or more Mohawk
  • Completed Social Security Application
  • Identification for the Adult or the parent/ legal guardian applying for the child (acceptable ID include: US Drivers License, Tribal ID, Passport, Canadian OHIP)
  • For Name Changes: Original Marriage Certificate / Divorce Decree
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