[APG Public List] SS-5 request

Claire Bettag claire at clairebettag.com
Fri Sep 24 15:53:54 MDT 2010


Thanks to everyone who responded. Looks like my SS-5 request got lost in the mail! At least now I know this is not the norm.
Claire

Claire Bettag
1685 34th Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
202-625-2598
cell: 202-436-2121

On 24 Sep, 2010, at 11:13 AM, Jane Pearson wrote:

> Last spring I requested 3 SS-5 records online at one time.  One came
> within about 3 weeks - but was the wrong application. One came shortly
> after.  I still have not received the third.  Meanwhile, I sent
> another online request for one (I decided to only request one at a
> time, maybe three overloaded the system!) and it arrived in a week!
> I called about the wrong app/missing app and was told I would get a
> return call which never came.  I wrote to the FOIA office with all
> particulars and so far have not received a reply.  Must follow up
> again.
> 
> Seems to me it matters greatly who gets the request to process.  I
> also sent for 2 death certificates from NYC. After about 6 weeks, one
> came back with my check and SASE and highlighter on the lines for
> parents' names.  Well, shoot, I was hoping to LEARN the parents names
> from the certificate!!  The other just arrived (about 2 months).  I
> did not know parents names to fill in on that one either.  I think I
> will simply resend the first, try again for someone more helpful to
> handle my request.
> 
> Jane
> 
> 
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 12:50 PM, Claire Bettag <claire at clairebettag.com> wrote:
>> On 20 May I placed (online) and paid for an order for a "Deceased Individual's Social Security Record" The site says normal wait time is 6-8 weeks (usually 3-4 weeks for online orders). It has been more than 4 months now. I have called three times to ask about the status, but have received no return call. Is this what others are experiencing?
>> 
>> Claire
>> 
>> Claire Bettag
>> 1685 34th Street NW
>> Washington, DC 20007
>> 202-625-2598
>> cell: 202-436-2121
>> 
>> 



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