milgram (104453) writes "I have not been able to find a definitive answer to this one, so I thought I would settle for entertaining ones. Does anyone know if it is illegal to forge a social security card, as long as you are using valid information? Why do I have to go through a Kafka-esque bureaucracy when my printer will give the same thing? All I get is a paper card with my name and number. If It is the correct information, is it illegal?"