Hi this ranjith
I came to USA as f1 visa and I married to the girl friend here who is citizen and I got EAD card so what are the documents required now to apply for social security number can you please let me know
You can apply for a SS card with your EAD.
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Your EAD makes you eligible to apply for a Social Security number/card.
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Thank you for your question.
With your EAD you can apply for your SSN. Take your EAD to your local social security office and they will assist you with the process.
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Your EAD or work permit, valid passport and birth certificate are useful documents to take with you. For more information about the documents you need to apply for a social security number, please visit https://www.ssa.gov/ssnumber/ss5doc.htm. Good Luck.
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