Social Security Letter for F-1 Students

As an F-1 student, you must first secure employment before becoming eligible to obtain a Social Security Number.

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.

  • If you submit your request before 9am Monday, your letter will be ready for pick up anytime after 3pm Monday (Evanston IO)
  • If you submit your request before 9am Thursday, your letter will be ready for pick up any time after 3pm Thursday (Evanston IO)
  • You will NOT receive e-mail notification that your letter is ready.
  • If you are located on the Chicago campus, you must submit your request before 9am Monday, in order to pick it up on Wednesdays during walk-in hours. 

To request this letter, please fill out the following information: