First, neither federal nor state governments recognize or identify a CPN, meaning they are illegal when used to complete a credit application. By using a CPN in place of an SSN in your credit or loan application, you’re committing two federal crimes.Nov 23, 2020
To receive a new S.S. number, you must go to the Social Security Office to make your request. You must complete an application. You must provide a written statement requesting a new number indicating and why you need to change your number.
The CPN number keeps certain personal information private, so it is commonly used by celebrities, government officials and high- level executives. An individual can be issued only one CPN number over a lifetime and the process is typically handled with the assistance of a legal professional.