In order to apply to the Social Security Administration for a number, you must have the following documents:
- Form SS-5 (available online). You can fill the form out online and then print it out to take with you to the Social Security Administration. The SS-5 form is also available at the Social Security Office.
- Passport, I-94 record, and DS2019 (You must have all of these documents with you when you apply).
- Appointment Letter from Human Resources to provide further support for your application.
The Social Security Administration is located at 2200 State Route 10, 2nd Floor, Parsippany, NJ. Office is open 9-4 except for Wednesday the hours are 9-12. Closed Saturday and Sunday. The process normally takes about two hours.
I-94 records are available here.