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Do I have to amend my social security card once I get my green card?

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Hi, I came to US on K1 visa and applied my social security card back in Oct 2018. The card I got states "valid for work only with dhs authorization", which i assume I need to use it with my ead. Since now I have already received my conditional green card, just wondering do I need to go to social security office and ask them to remove that message?

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1 minute ago, Rebecca & Kelvin said:

Hi, I came to US on K1 visa and applied my social security card back in Oct 2018. The card I got states "valid for work only with dhs authorization", which i assume I need to use it with my ead. Since now I have already received my conditional green card, just wondering do I need to go to social security office and ask them to remove that message?

Yes. Once you get your 2yr CPR GC you can bring it to SSA and they will remove that statement from your SSN.

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You can, but you don't have to until you become a US citizen. At that point it's a requirement. 


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~~moved to SSN from AOS~~

 

You dont have to but it's advised because not changing it can cause issues with jobs while you ROC. 


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