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Metadata Updated: March 11, 2023

GUNSCHIP and GUNPUC03 are general utility programs that read and retrieve NUMIDENT data. Many Social Security Administration on-line applications use these utilities to obtain number holder information from the NUMIDENT. The on-line applications pass a Social Security Number (SSN) to the GUNSCHIP or GUNPUC03 utility that reads the NUMIDENT and if the SSN IS found, returns selected data elements to the on-line application. The returned data includes Number Holder Name, Other Name, Date of Birth, Birth City, Birth State, Birth Country, Mother's Name, and Father's Name. The GUNSCHIP utility additionally provides the Citizenship Code, Form Code, Interview Code, Foreign Birth Indicator and Special Indicators (SPINs). Some of the applications that use the utilities are Customer Help and Information Program (CHIP), Customer Service Record Query (CSRQ), Disability Insurance Benefit (DIB), Division of Client Services Application Development (DCSDAD), Division of Electronic Processing Support (DEPS) and Personal Earnings Benefits Estimate Statements (PEBES).

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date March 11, 2023
Data Update Frequency R/P1D

Metadata Source

Harvested from SSA JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date March 11, 2023
Publisher Social Security Administration
Identifier US-GOV-SSA-600
Data Last Modified R/P1D
Rights The data contained in this data exchange is restricted due to sensitivity and/or privacy issues. If you would like more information on a data exchange with SSA please visit the following web site
Public Access Level restricted public
Data Update Frequency R/P1D
Bureau Code 016:00
Schema Version
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Harvest Source Title SSA JSON
Old Spatial United States
Program Code 016:000
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Source Hash 4787808d98b8837f521598ac4a903a2c055f6b7a
Source Schema Version 1.1
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