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Social Security Card

Students in F-1 status:

In order to obtain a Social Security card, you must meet one of the following criteria:

When applying for a Social Security card, you must present the following documents:

Students in J-1 status:

When applying for a Social Security card, you must present the following documents:

At the Social Security Office, you will be asked to fill out an application. Depending on the time of day you visit the office, you should expect to wait up to one or two hours.

Although you may visit any Social Security office to obtain your card, we recommend that you visit the one near the McNichols campus. Since they are familiar with UDM foreign-student applications, there should be less likelihood of problems.

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