Do I need to have a Social Security Number to buy an used car here?

Asked by Jan 24, 2017 at 09:14 PM

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No, just reply to the ad and then deal directly with the seller. The site does not sell cars, it's just a free listing site. Anyone can create a "for sale" listing here, and anyone can reply to those listings. I would assume however, if you buy from a new or used dealership that has a listing here, that you will need official identification to complete sale, including title xfer, registration or temp tags, just as you would at any dealership.

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If paying cash, with an International Driver's License, no. If financing the vehicle, yes. HTH. -Jim

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Some dealers will try to force you to give them your SS# but you do not have to.

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