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SSN officer: Go to DHS.gov website and change name on I-94?

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Hi, guys! My husband and I went to the social security office in Malden, MA. I changed my surname to my husband's name after getting married and the officer gave us our receipt showing this:

FIRST NAME

MAIDEN SURNAME (middle name) HUSBAND'S surname (as my married last name). The SS officer asked if I "changed my name on the I-94". I said no, and didn't know how to. I asked if we have to come back to the SS office she said, it's not necessary we just have to "change my name" on the I-94 on the DHS.GOV website because my married name is not showing on the records.

She did however, assure us that she has submitted our request and gave us a receipt for said request showing my married name.

Can anyone help me find how to change my name on the I-94 on the DHS.gov? Thanks :)


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You can't get SS number with married name until you received EAD or Green Card, which reflects your married name. There is no need to change name on I-94 whatsoever. This matter has been mentioned many times. Good luck.


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You should have applied for the SSN in your maiden name, and that way they would not send the request to the DHS because your name did not match in the system. Some people successfully get their SSN in their married name, but your situation is a lot more typical, and so it is advised to apply for SSN in maiden name and then change it later after you have the govt. ID proof of married name with an EAD or green card.

SSA worker has no clue what they are talking about either. You do not change the name on your I-94.

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Hi, guys!

After almost 2 hrs of waiting, we finally got an SSA officer who knows what she's doing. Long story short, she agreed to have the "PENDING" application in my married name CANCELLED and CHANGED it to my maiden name. She then turned her computer screen to us showing how the system recognized the info in my maiden name. So, she gave us a new receipt addressed to my maiden name, stating that the Social Security card will arrive in 2 weeks. We'll start working on the AOS. Thank you all so much for the advice!


K1 visa timeline10/10/2014 - NOA1 > 11/14/2014 - NOA2 > 12/12/2014 - MNL Case# > 02/5-6/2015 - Medical exam > 03/12/2015 - Interview, Approved (Thank God!) > 03/12/2015 CEAC created // 3-17-2015 (AP)  >  3-18-2015 (ISSUED) > 03/23/2015 - visa in-hand > 03/30/2015 - CFO sticker > 05/11/2015 - POE, SFO > 06/20/2015 - Got married!
AOS timeline - 6/26/2015 - applied for SS card (in my MAIDEN name) > 7/6/2015 - received SS card in the mail > 7/3/2015 - Sent AOS packet > 7/14/2015 - Got confirmation text/email from USCIS > 7/20/2015 - Received NOAs for I-485 & I-765 > Aug. 2015 - Received EADMar. 2016 Received conditional GC (no interview) expires March 2018

GC (ROC) timeline

Jan. 25, 2018 Submitted I-751 paperwork to remove GC conditions > Feb. '18 Received I-797 > Mar. '18 Received appointment for bio-metrics / biometrics done.

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