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I'm a citizen of Kazahkstan and just recently married an American citizen. I need to have SS number in order to get an Oregon driver's license. Can I apply for the SS card at your office.

Accountant's Assistant: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.

I have to drive to a distant site for my job, so I need to get my license as soon as possible. I took my driver's test in St. Helen's, Oregon, about two weeks ago and passed it. What is my next step?

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Not at present.

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Social Security Expert: Chad EA, CFP ®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM, Professional replied 9 months ago
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Welcome to JustAnswer! My name is ***** ***** I will be able to assist you today.

The Social Security Administration has a way for noncitizens to apply for Social Security number (SSN) cards as part of the immigration process. When you apply for your immigrant visa with the U.S. Department of State, you can also apply for an SSN card at the same time

You must meet the criteria below.

If you're a non-citizen applying to enter the U.S., you must:

  • Request a Social Security number card as part of your immigrant visa application; and
  • Be a lawfully admitted permanent resident.

If you do qualify you may find step by step instructions by clicking on the link below.

https://www.ssa.gov/ssnvisa/whatyou_need.htm

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Social Security Expert: Chad EA, CFP ®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM, Professional replied 9 months ago

If you do not qualify for a Social Security number you may apply for an Individual tax payer identification number (ITIN)

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Social Security Expert: Chad EA, CFP ®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM, Professional replied 9 months ago

ITINs are issued regardless of immigration status because both resident and nonresident aliens may have a U.S. filing or reporting requirement under the Internal Revenue Code.

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Social Security Expert: Chad EA, CFP ®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM, Professional replied 9 months ago

Use the latest revision of Form W-7, Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number to apply. Attach a valid federal income tax return, unless you qualify for an exception, and include your original proof of identity or copies certified by issuing agency and foreign status documents.

Because you are filing your tax return as an attachment to your ITIN application, you should not mail your return to the address listed in the Form 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ instructions. Instead, send your return, Form W-7 and proof of identity and foreign status documents to:

Internal Revenue Service
Austin Service Center
ITIN Operation
P.O. Box 149342
Austin, TX###-##-####br />
You may also apply using the services of an IRS-authorized Acceptance Agent or visit some key IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center in lieu of mailing your information to the IRS in Austin. Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) in the United States provide in-person help with ITIN applications on an appointment basis only. The IRS's ITIN Unit in Austin issues all numbers through the mail.

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Social Security Expert: Chad EA, CFP ®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM, Professional replied 9 months ago

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Social Security Expert: Chad EA, CFP ®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM, Professional replied 8 months ago

If you have any further questions please let me know.

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