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Hi all - we started in London in late September and my wife arrived a few days ago - big sigh of relief!

I understand she should receive her Social Security card within 3 weeks as we requested this on her DS-260. I understand she should get the green card in 5-6 months.

My question is - can she use her visa number for bank account set up etc until she receives her SSN and her green card?

Thank you all

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You might have to go to a Social Security office and apply in person. That DS-260 request doesn't always pan out for everybody.

Ask at the bank what they require. They aren't all the same. She actually has an I-551 stamp in her passport that serves the same purpose of having the physical greencard in her possession.

Edited by Nich-Nick

England.gifENGLAND ---

K-1 Timeline 4 months, 19 days 03-10-08 VSC to 7-29-08 Interview London

10-05-08 Married

AOS Timeline 5 months, 14 days 10-9-08 to 3-23-09 No interview

Removing Conditions Timeline 5 months, 20 days12-27-10 to 06-10-11 No interview

Citizenship Timeline 3 months, 26 days 12-31-11 Dallas to 4-26-12 Interview Houston

05-16-12 Oath ceremony

The journey from Fiancé to US citizenship:

4 years, 2 months, 6 days

243 pages of forms/documents submitted

No RFEs

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