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Validating Social Security Numbers (SSNs) in JavaScript is often required in web applications for client-side data validation. JavaScript regex provides a quick and efficient method for this purpose. An example regex pattern is /^\\d{3}-\\d{2}-\\d{4}$/.

What is SSN Regex?

The regex for SSN validation in JavaScript ensures adherence to the standard 3-2-4 digit format.

The SSN Regex Pattern

  • Pattern: /^\\d{3}-\\d{2}-\\d{4}$/

  • This pattern matches SSNs formatted as "XXX-XX-XXXX".

How to Validate SSNs in JavaScript?

To validate SSNs in JavaScript:

function isValidSSN(ssn) {
    const regex = /^\d{3}-\d{2}-\d{4}$/;
    return regex.test(ssn);
console.log(isValidSSN("123-45-6789")); // true or false

Uses of SSN Regex Validation

  1. Client-Side Form Validation: Checking the correctness of SSNs entered in web forms.

  2. User Data Verification: Ensuring user-provided SSNs are properly formatted before submission.


JavaScript's ability to handle regex for SSN validation enhances user experience and data integrity in web forms. For more comprehensive validation covering different SSN formats, Akto's regex validator is an excellent tool.

Frequently asked questions

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SSN Regex Javascript Validator



SSN Regex Javascript Validator