As a J-1 student, you do not need to have a job in order to apply for a Social Security Number. However, you do need a letter from the International Office for your Social Security Number application.
Students who are unable to retrieve their documents from the IO may complete the Document Mailing Request Form and either mail, fax or scan/email to the appropriate IO advisor. Either your student account or a credit card may be used to pay the domestic or international shipping fee.
Documents requested here are created twice per week.
To request this letter, please fill out the following information: