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Is it safe to give SSN on Fiverr?


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If you’re asking about giving your SSN to fiverr, that’s pretty standard and nothing to worry about since they need to give you tax documents every year.

Never give your SSN to a buyer. There’s never a reason they will need it on fiverr. If a buyer is asking you for your SSN, it’s a scam.

We’re a business and when we do business with clients outside of fiverr, we never need to give them our EIN or SSN. So even outside of fiverr, giving someone your personal info like that is not necessary and probably dangerous.

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If you’re asking about giving your SSN to fiverr, that’s pretty standard and nothing to worry about since they need to give you tax documents every year.

Never give your SSN to a buyer. There’s never a reason they will need it on fiverr. If a buyer is asking you for your SSN, it’s a scam.

We’re a business and when we do business with clients outside of fiverr, we never need to give them our EIN or SSN. So even outside of fiverr, giving someone your personal info like that is not necessary and probably dangerous.

@dnj_media is correct: Please do not ever give your SSN to anyone on Fiverr. We will never ask for your SSN via message.

If you are defined as a “US Person” you will be required to submit information for W-9 verification. More on that in this thread:

Hi Everyone, In the next few day, some of you will see that we (Fiverr) will be asking sellers who are defined as a US Person* to complete a W-9 form regarding their activity on Fiverr. You will receive a notification on the Fiverr website and an email message asking you to check your status within 30 days, in a form of a short questionnaire. If in fact you are classified as a US Person*, you will undergo a short process in which you will fill in Form W-9 that contains standard business infor…
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