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How long does it take to receive SSN?

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I am moving to California next week and I have a job offer which I have got through one of my husband's family members. Obviously, I can't start until I have received my social security number and documentation in the post once I get out there. 

How long does it usually take to receive those? Just a rough idea is fine, as I need to give the manager an estimated timeframe of when I can start work. 

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My wife entered in June of 2017.  She received her SS card in the mail about 10 days later.


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Usually within two weeks of entry.   

 

But, you can use a letter from SSA to start work.  Just go into the local office and ask for one.  I believe your immigration case has to be in the USCIS Save database.


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