Representatives from the Social Security Administration (SSA) will be available on campus Monday, August 26 and Tuesday, August 27, 2013 to assist students in applying for a social security number (SSN). Only students who are employed may apply for an SSN. However, students who are not employed but intend to drive in the United States should apply for a Georgia driver’s license. In order to do so, they must obtain proof of ineligibility for an SSN prior to applying for a license. Thus, these appointments are available to students who have already secured on campus employment and those who are not working but intend to drive in the United States. Students may sign up for an appointment using the calendar below.
F-1 students who are applying for an SSN based on on-campus employment must bring letters from both their employer and ISSS. The ISSS letter can be requested via the F-1 Social Security Letter e-form in ISSS Link. Employers can use this example employment offer letter and print it on department letterhead. Students may apply for an SSN up to 30 days prior to the on-campus employment start date.
You must bring your I-20/DS-2019, passport, and I-94 to your appointment. You will also be required to bring your own photocopies of these documents to this appointment:
Passport ID page which shows expiration date
F-1 or J-1 visa page
I-20 (1st and 3rd pages) OR DS-2019 (1st page)
Copy of the new electronic I-94 printed out from www.CBP.gov/I94. (NOTE: Students who enter the U.S. by crossing a land border from Canada or Mexico should present their paper I-94 card.)
You will not be able to make photocopies of these documents at the time of your appointment, so please be sure to bring the copies with you. Students who need to apply for an SSAL-676 (waiver form needed for those who are not eligible for an SSN in order to apply for Georgia driver’s license) should bring the aforementioned immigration documents and one set of photocopies to the appointment.