In order to apply to the Social Security Administration for a number, you must have the following documents:

  1. 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.
  2. Passport, I-94 record, and DS2019 (You must have all of these documents with you when you apply).
  3. 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.