Year End Social Security Number Verification

The Social Security Number Verification Service (SSNVS) is one of the services offered by Social Security Administration's (SSA) Business Services Online (BSO). It allows registered users (employers and certain third-party submitters) to verify the names and Social Security Numbers (SSNs) of employees against SSA records.

Verification Results Code - The following is the list of FAILED verification codes.

  • 1 = SSN not in file (never issued).
  • 3 = Name matches; DOB does not match.
  • 5 = Name does not match; DOB not checked.
  • 6 = SSN did not verify; other reason.

Agency Action: You will be notified when you need to run the EVS Verification Failure Report (also refer to the 2020 Year End Processing Schedule).