The Social Security Administration will open the enrollment period for an electronic system developed to help permitted entities accept electronic consents. The Consent Based Social Security Number Verification tool works to validate if an SSN holder’s information matches social security records, the agency said Friday.
The system will require the SSN holder to provide a written and signed consent to show social security information. In addition, the platform will provide a notification if the SSN holder is deceased. Permitted entities may submit their applications from July 17 through July 31 and will be required to provide payment to assist in the development of the platform. SSA intends to launch eCBSV in June 2020 with further plans to expand the user count within six months.