International Student Guide: F-1/J-1 Visa & SS Number
International Student Guide: F-1/J-1 Visa & Social Security Number
Visas and Social Security Numbers
Various documents are required for international students to study, work and live in the United States, and may include one or any combination of an F-1 visa, J-1 visa and/or a Social Security Number. Find out what you need.
F-1 or J-1 Visa
As a participant in the U.S. Student and Exchange Visitor Program at ASU, you are under an agreement to follow certain terms and conditions to maintain your F-1 or J-1 status in the United States.
F-1 and J-1 students that have secured an on-campus job are eligible to apply for a Social Security Number. The ISSC and federal government have more information regarding the requirements to apply for a SSN.