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Privacy and Security Notice

Obtaining a Social Security Card

Foreign Workers and Social Security Numbers

Social Security Numbers are used to report wages to the government. Social Security numbers can be assigned to foreign workers who are authorized to work in the United States. Information regarding application, forms, etc. can be found at the following url:

The Social Security Administration now requires that information submitted by international students and exchange visitors be verified by the Department of Homeland Security before issuing a Social Security Number.

Address of nearest Social Security Office:

11706 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News,VA 23606
Phone: (800) 772-1213
(757) 873-3914

Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:45am - 3:45pm

Directions (Enter Zip Code "23606"):