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Learn About Verification


Online verification provides a quick way to access your Selective Service registration number and date of registration. After retrieving your registration information online, you have the option to print an official letter of verification from Selective Service.

Online verification of Selective Service registration requires a social security number and is only available for men born on or after January 1, 1960.


Verify Registration


If you are unable to verify online because you do not have a social security number, please call us at 888.655.1825 (Toll-free).

Bulk Verification

To process multiple Selective Service registration verifications at one time, contact Selective Service web service at:

Update Your Registration

After you register, you are required to update your registration information within 10 days, until January 1 of the year you turn 26. Corrections take 30 days to process, after which we will mail you a new acknowledgment card.

Please update your information if:

  • Your home address changes
  • Your name on file with Selective Service is misspelled
  • You legally changed your name, indicate the new name, provide a copy of the court order for your legal name change and supporting documentation
  • Your birthdate on file with Selective Service is incorrect


Update Your Information

Men Born Before 1960

To obtain Selective Service information for men born before 1960, print, complete, and mail form to:

National Archives & Records Administration
National Archives – Saint Louis
P.O. Box 38757
St. Louis, MO 63138-0757

Record Request Form

If records are found, you will receive an invoice for payment from NARA.  Please note, there is never a charge from Selective Service System for Registration or Registration records for men born January 1st, 1960 and later.

Men Born from March 29, 1957 to December 31, 1959

These men were never required to register with Selective Service because the registration program was not in operation at the time they turned 18.