Selective Service System


The Military Selective Service Act, Selective Service regulations, and the President's Proclamation on Registration require that you provide the indicated information, including your Social Security Account Number if you have one. The principal purpose of the requested information is to establish or verify your registration with the Selective Service System. This information may be furnished to other government agencies for the stated purposes on a selective basis.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE - for review and processing of suspected violations of the Military Selective Service Act, or for perjury, and for defense of a civil action arising from administrative processing under such Act.

DEPARTMENT OF STATE & U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES - for collection and evaluation of data to determine a person's eligibility for entry/reentry into the United States and for U.S. citizenship.

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE & U.S. COAST GUARD - for exchange of data concerning registration, classification, induction, and examination of registrants and for identification of prospects for recruiting.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR - to assist veterans in need of data concerning reemployment rights, and for determining eligibility for benefits under the Workforce Investment Act.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - to determine eligibility for student financial assistance.

for employment.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - to determine a person's proper Social Security Account Number and for locating parents pursuant to the Child Support Enforcement Act.

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS - to provide data which may constitute evidence and facilitate the enforcement of state and local law.

BUREAU OF CENSUS - for the purposes of planning or carrying out a census or survey or related activity pursuant to the provisions of Title 13.

ALTERNATIVE SERVICE EMPLOYERS - for exchange of information with employers regarding a registrant who is a conscientious objector for the purpose of placement and supervision of perfor mance of alternative service in lieu of induction into military service.

GENERAL PUBLIC - Registrant's name, Selective Service registration number, date of birth, and classification. (Military Selective Service Act 50, U.S.C. App. 456h)

NOTE: Failure to provide the required information may violate the Military Selective Service Act. Conviction for such a violation may result in imprisonment for up to five years and/or a fine of not more than $250,000.