In the United States, the nine digits that make up your Social Security number (SSN) may be the most important numbers in your life. You are required to apply for your Social Security Number Card before you start your first job, and it stays with you from then on! You will use your Social Security Number daily, although many times you will don’t even know it.
Whether you are a student or a teacher, a farm worker or a businessperson, a refugee or a temporary resident, if you are an immigrant then you need a Social Security Number Card. You will need a Social Security Number to get a job, collect Social Security benefits and get some other government services.
You can not work in united states if you don’t have a social security number! Immigration Services will provide assistance online or via phone in order to ease as much as possible your application process.
The assistant manager may help you with following questions:
- Finding the nearest Social Security Office location;
- Finding what documents are required for applying and schedule your appointment if necessary and possible;
- Assistance in filling the Social Security Number application for you and your family.
REMEMBER!Applying for you Social Security Number is Free, do not show your Social Security card to anyone, do not carry your card with you, keep it in a safe place with your other important documents.
DID YOU KNOW?Getting a Social Security Number for your newborn is voluntary. But, it is a good idea to get a number when your child is born. You can apply for a Social Security Number for your baby when you apply for your baby’s birth.