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Proof of Registration

Replacement Registration Cards

Registration cards are only printed once at the time of initial registration. A registration card replacement is in the form of a letter confirming your registration with Selective Service.

Men born on or after January 1, 1960 can retrieve their registration acknowledgement letter below.

Verify Registration

What if I Didn’t Receive a Registration Acknowledgment in the Mail?

If you do not receive a registration acknowledgment letter and card within 90 days of registering, please call us at 847-688-6888. Your call will be answered by an automated voice system. Listen carefully to the directions, and select the option for receiving your own Selective Service number.

Every man who is registered with the Selective Service System will receive a registration acknowledgement letter with a registration card in the mail from Selective Service within 90 days of registering.

This is proof of your registration and can be used when applying for:

  • federal student aid
  • federal jobs
  • security clearances
  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity programs

Men are required to confirm that all the information is correct and to update it as needed until January 1 of the year he turns 26 years old.

Keep your registration acknowledgment card in your permanent files for future reference as proof of registration.

The top portion of the registration acknowledgement letter is the change of information form. You can use this form to update and make corrections to your personal information, or simply do it online.

Update Your Information