Information about Social Security Numbers

If you are an F-1 or J-1 student who needs to apply for a Social Security number please review the Social Security Administration Office Information below.

Address: Shepherd Mall. 2615 Villa Prom, Oklahoma City, OK 73107

Phone: 405-605-3000, 800-772-1213, TTY: 800-325-0778

Office Hours: 9:00am – 4:00pm, Monday through Friday (closed Federal Holidays)


Directions:  The SSA office is located inside Shepherd Mall at NW 23rd & Villa, between May & Penn.  The office is in the north wing of the mall on the Villa Street side.  The closest entrances are marked by red letters J or E.  The SSA office is on the 23rd Street cross town bus route.

Documents required to apply for a Social Security Number:
I-94 card
Social Security request letter from your employer and signed by an international advisor

Students should wait to apply for a Social Security Number until they have been in the US for at least 10 business days to allow time for their arrival information to be transmitted to the Social Security Administration’s database.


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