(Closed) Sad…social security card ripped up in my face!

posted 8 years ago in Names
Post # 3
Member
3613 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

LOL, you should get your new one soon. Here in CA they gave me back my old one while I was waiting for my new one. Same with my driver’s license.

Post # 4
Member
4546 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Aw! They never took mine…weird. I got my new license and SS card the same day and I actually cried a little bit because it felt like the “old” me was gone.

Post # 5
Member
7152 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

WoW…i don’t know how I would have reacted to that. I didn’t take mine with me, so she didn’t have the chance to rip it up, lol I just got my new one today!

Post # 6
Member
1580 posts
Bumble bee

That’s strange. I got mine back “for my records”.

Post # 8
Member
13096 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

They didn’t rip mine up in front of me but took it and told me it would be destroyed.  I was kind of sad – I wanted to keep it.  But I think in this day and age of identity theft, they try to minimize unnescessary SS cards from being in circulation.

Post # 10
Member
279 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I didn’t need my Soc. card to get my new license -they just asked to see my current old name license and the marriage certificate. They DID give me a bit of a run around saying they needed my “registration” because they had to change that.  So I went back home (hubby had driven) and got it. Got back to the DMV to be told no, they needed my Title, not registration. *Sigh* I’m going to another DMV tomorrow, with both.

Post # 11
Member
1561 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

yup – here in Indiana I still have my original SS card and my drivers license…i actually carry both in my purse – probably shouldn’t do that – i need to put the old one in our safe. ๐Ÿ˜›

Post # 14
Member
875 posts
Busy bee

I think I would be sad too!  Mine has my childhood signature on it!  I remember practicing writing it before I got my card, and it’s really the document that is my first legal signing of anything!

Post # 15
Member
1801 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I guess it makes sense why they do it, it’s just very odd that they’re so inconsistent!  I wasn’t even asked to show my old card.  I did need the new card to get a DL though, and many states are switching to stricter DL identification laws over the next couple years.  FL switched earlier this year.  I wouldn’t risk waiting in that long line without your new social security card!  But hooray for name changes!

Post # 16
Member
662 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2010 - The Mountain Terrace, Woodside, CA

I would be sad too! And I agree, it’s so weird that they’re really inconsistent about letting you keep it or not.

Guess I’ll find out sooner or later if they’ll let me keep mine…whenever I get around to actually changing my name on more than just my email signature!

The topic ‘Sad…social security card ripped up in my face!’ is closed to new replies.

Find Amazing Vendors