Social Security Administration

For assistance, please call 1-866-572-8369 or visit the Social Security Administration office at 101 Ford Street, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.

Documentation Needed:

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