How do I find my selective service record?
Men born on or after January 1, 1960 can verify their record online or by calling (847) 688-6888.
Is your Selective Service number your Social Security number?
Online verification of Selective Service registration requires a social security number and is only available for men born on or after January 1, 1960.
What is a Selective Service System Number?
Call: 847-688-6888 or. toll-free: 888-655-1825.
Does everyone have a selective service number?
Almost all male US citizens and male immigrants, who are 18 through 25, are required to register with Selective Service. It’s important to know that even though he is registered, a man will not automatically be inducted into the military.
How can I check my SSS number online?
Access your SSS online account.
If you have an online account, log in to the SSS Member Portal. You can view your SSS number below your name on the upper left corner of the page.
Are you automatically registered for Selective Service when you turn 18?
Bob Taft signed a law which states a person age 18 through age 26, who is required to be registered with Selective Service under federal law and who applies for a state driver’s license or renewal, permit, or state I.D. card, consents to automatic registration with the Selective Service System.
Is the Selective Service Act still in effect?
While the draft ended after the Vietnam War when the U.S. moved to the current all-volunteer military, the Selective Service System remains in place if needed to maintain national security. The mandatory registration of all male civilians aged 18 to 25 ensures that the draft can quickly be resumed if needed.
Can you be drafted at age 35?
All males between the ages of 21 and 35 are ordered to register for the draft and the first national lottery is held. President Truman asks that the draft be reinstated. The new Selective Service Act provides for the drafting of men between 19 and 26 for twelve months of active service.
What prevents you from being drafted?
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Do females have to register for Selective Service?
As of January 2016, there has been no decision to require females to register with Selective Service, or be subject to a future military draft. Selective Service continues to register only men, ages 18 through 25.
Do you still have to register for Selective Service?
Yes, you are still required to register with Selective Service. Virtually all men must register with Selective Service, even those who believe they’ll be exempt from serving. In the event of a draft, men called for induction would be able to make a claim for deferments, postponements, or exemption from serving.
When was the last draft?
The last draft call was on December 7, 1972, and the authority to induct expired on June 30, 1973. The date of the last drawing for the lottery was on March 12, 1975. Registration with the Selective Service System was suspended on April 1, 1975, and registrant processing was suspended on January 27, 1976.
Can I register for selective service after 26?
Selective Service accepts late registrations up until a man reaches his 26th birthday. Failure to register is a felony and non-registrants may be denied the following benefits for life: Federal (and some state) student loans and grant programs.
What is a Selective Service Act?
Some six weeks after the United States formally entered the First World War, the U.S Congress passes the Selective Service Act on May 18, 1917, giving the U.S. president the power to draft soldiers. The act required all men in the U.S. between the ages of 21 and 30 to register for military service.