Obtain a certified copy of your marriage license from the Register of Deeds office in your county of residence no sooner than 10 days after the marriage ceremony. This can be done by mail or in person, and requires the payment of a fee.
Prepare the application for a social security card. You can obtain a copy of the application form on the Social Security Administration's website, from a local SSA office, a Social Security Card Center or by calling 800-772-1213.
File the form "Application for a Social Security Card" and original identifying documents with the SSA. There is no fee to apply for a new card, but you must enclose the certified copy of your marriage certificate, documentary proof of your age, such as a birth certificate, and either your U.S. passport or a state-issued driver’s license or identification card. You can mail the application and supporting documents to any SSA office.
Obtain a duplicate driver’s license or identification card from the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles. To apply, take the certified copy of your marriage license and your current driver's license or identification card in person to any DMV Driver License Office. North Carolina law requires that you notify the DMV within 60 days of your name change, which is the date of your marriage.