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I am a new immigrany. how do I get a social security numb?

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I am a new immigrany. how do I get a social security numb?er
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  TaxRobin replied 7 months ago.
HelloYou cannot apply for a card online, you will need to:Show the required documents. SSA needs to see different documents depending on your citizenship and the type of card you are requesting. Fill out and print an Application for a Social Security Card; andTake or mail your application and documents to your local Social Security office. Acceptable documents include your: • Form I-551, Permanent Resident Card (green card, includes machine-readable immigrant visa with your unexpired foreign passport); • I-94, Arrival/Departure Record, with your unexpired foreign passport; or • I-766, Employment Authorization Card (EAD, work permit).

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