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Needed Documents

You’ll need documents to apply for benefits. Learn what documents you can use to prove your…

Identity
Documents to prove your identity.
Social Security Number
Prove your SSN
Address or Residency
Prove your Address
Citizenship or Immigration Status
Prove your Citizenship
Income
Prove your Income
Resources
Prove your Resources
Household Expenses
Prove your Household Expenses

Look Out
  • Make sure you get your documents back after you’ve applied for a program
  • Keep all your important documents in the same place so that you’ll know where to find them when you need them
  • Many documents can be used to prove more than one thing. For example, you can use a birth certificate or a passport to prove your identity, age, and citizenship status
  • The listed websites have instructions and application forms to get these documents.