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DMV first? Or SSN first? (After EAD card got approved)

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Hello!

I finally received EAD card last week and about to update my name on SSN card (with my married name)and get a driver's license. But I am not sure which one I should do first.

I heard updating name on SSN card will take up to 4weeks and also heard the DMV will require my SSN as well.

My EAD was approved on June 11th and received the actual card on June 19th. So it's been 11days since my card got approved. Can I go to SSN office and dmv like tomorrow? I read some thread that I should wait until SSA can verify my EAD information.

Thank you in advance!


(F) K-1 / California Service Center (F)

(L) July 22nd, 2014: Filed I-129F

(L)July 28th, 2014: NOA1(E-mail / Acceptance Confirmation/No mail)

(L) July 29th, 2014: Alien registration number was changed

(L) October 20th, 2014: NOA2 (Mail)

(L) November 4th, 2014: NVC received

(L) November 13th, 2014 : Consulate received( Seoul, South KOREA)

(L) January 16th,2015:Interview and approved

(L) January 23rd,2015: Visa and passport in hand!

(F) AOS (F)

(L) Mar 12,2015 : Sent AOS package(USPS Priority mail 2-day)

(L) Mar 16,2015 : Package delivered

(L) Mar 20,2015 : Noa1 Email & Text (I-485,I-131,I-765)

(L) Mar 26,2015 : Noa1 in mail (I-485,I-131,I-765)

(L) Mar 28,2015 : Biometrics notice in mail

(L)Apr 10,2015 : Biometrics done

(L)Jun 11,2015 : EAD approved

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Since the individual states regulate driver's licenses, suggest that you review the specific requirements for your specific state. Look at the WA DOL site for "proof of identity," that should help you decide your course of action.

http://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/idproof.html

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You have to wait at least 10 days after you got you EAD, so the system will be able to verify you, then first go get your new SSN, and only after that you can go to DMV office!

Thank you! It's been like 3days since I received the card.so I will wait till it hits 10days!thank you again :)


(F) K-1 / California Service Center (F)

(L) July 22nd, 2014: Filed I-129F

(L)July 28th, 2014: NOA1(E-mail / Acceptance Confirmation/No mail)

(L) July 29th, 2014: Alien registration number was changed

(L) October 20th, 2014: NOA2 (Mail)

(L) November 4th, 2014: NVC received

(L) November 13th, 2014 : Consulate received( Seoul, South KOREA)

(L) January 16th,2015:Interview and approved

(L) January 23rd,2015: Visa and passport in hand!

(F) AOS (F)

(L) Mar 12,2015 : Sent AOS package(USPS Priority mail 2-day)

(L) Mar 16,2015 : Package delivered

(L) Mar 20,2015 : Noa1 Email & Text (I-485,I-131,I-765)

(L) Mar 26,2015 : Noa1 in mail (I-485,I-131,I-765)

(L) Mar 28,2015 : Biometrics notice in mail

(L)Apr 10,2015 : Biometrics done

(L)Jun 11,2015 : EAD approved

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Since the individual states regulate driver's licenses, suggest that you review the specific requirements for your specific state. Look at the WA DOL site for "proof of identity," that should help you decide your course of action.

http://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/idproof.html

Thank you! I guess I have to update my name on SSN card with my married name first.

That way my name on SSN and EAD will match and DMV can verify my SSN:)


(F) K-1 / California Service Center (F)

(L) July 22nd, 2014: Filed I-129F

(L)July 28th, 2014: NOA1(E-mail / Acceptance Confirmation/No mail)

(L) July 29th, 2014: Alien registration number was changed

(L) October 20th, 2014: NOA2 (Mail)

(L) November 4th, 2014: NVC received

(L) November 13th, 2014 : Consulate received( Seoul, South KOREA)

(L) January 16th,2015:Interview and approved

(L) January 23rd,2015: Visa and passport in hand!

(F) AOS (F)

(L) Mar 12,2015 : Sent AOS package(USPS Priority mail 2-day)

(L) Mar 16,2015 : Package delivered

(L) Mar 20,2015 : Noa1 Email & Text (I-485,I-131,I-765)

(L) Mar 26,2015 : Noa1 in mail (I-485,I-131,I-765)

(L) Mar 28,2015 : Biometrics notice in mail

(L)Apr 10,2015 : Biometrics done

(L)Jun 11,2015 : EAD approved

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_______________________

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