The limitation is for employment purposes. You could use the SSN to open credit cards, etc. to start building a credit history.
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Yes. Though it is a SS# issued for a limited purpose, namely employment. You can use it to open a credit card and build credit.
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Yes you can use it to establish credit though keep in mind that issuing credit is a decision made by the creditor (bank, etc.).
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