International Update
Social Security Number

Apply for Social Security Number on Campus

Representatives from the U.S. Social Security Office will be available on campus to Yale International Students & Scholars who are eligible to apply for a U.S. Social Security number. You may apply no sooner than 14 days after entry into the U.S.

The Social Security application sessions will take place at the International Center, 421 Temple Street, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm on Wednesday, September 6th, and Thursday, September 14th.

Students and scholars should bring their passports and immigration documents to the appointment. It is imperative that all new International students, scholars, faculty members and other visitors receiving any payments through the University payroll system (e.g., stipends, fellowships, wages, etc.) meet with the University Tax Office prior to receipt of payment.