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SSN yourself vs via AOS form

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You can’t apply for SSN using AOS form.


Spouse:

2015-06-16: I-130 Sent

2015-08-17: I-130 approved

2015-09-23: NVC received file

2015-10-05: NVC assigned Case number, Invoice ID & Beneficiary ID

2016-06-30: DS-261 completed, AOS Fee Paid, WL received

2016-07-05: Received IV invoice, IV Fee Paid

2016-07-06: DS-260 Submitted

2016-07-07: AOS and IV Package mailed

2016-07-08: NVC Scan

2016-08-08: Case Complete

2017-06-30: Interview, approved

2017-07-04: Visa in hand

2017-08-01: Entry to US

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Myself:

2016-05-10: N-400 Sent

2016-05-16: N-400 NOA1

2016-05-26: Biometrics

2017-01-30: Interview

2017-03-02: Oath Ceremony

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In the EAD form it'll ask for you if you want to get one or not while you file Together with AOS/AP.


K-1 Visa process (I'm the USC [F])

Spoiler

 

Sent packet: August 10, 2018

USCIS Received package: August 14, 2018
Notification in text/email: August 17, 2018
Mail received from USCIS: January 22, 2019
USCIS Approved I-129F Petition: January 17, 2019

NVC Received Case: February 14, 2019

NVC Case # Assigned: February 14, 2019

US Embassy Received: Not sure but got email reply - March 11, 2019
Instructions Received via e-mail: March 19, 2019

Interview: May 7, 2019 - Approved!
Arriving to US/POE: June 12, 2019
Married July 15, 2019

 

AOS Process
Sent packet: July 27, 2019
USCIS Received Package: July 29, 2019
[Hiccup] Package was sent back due to incorrect fee and sent on August 5, 2019.
Notification in text/email: August 12, 2019 @ 12:30AM
Check cashed: August 12, 2019
NOA 1 Mail: August 16, 2019
Biometric:

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2 minutes ago, IsabelleFredrick said:

Sorry, EAD form

There seems to be hot and miss success on doing so .. if you haven’t received the SSN and card within a few weeks of the  EAD, then head off to the SSA office and apply in person 

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1 minute ago, Lil bear said:

There seems to be hot and miss success on doing so .. if you haven’t received the SSN and card within a few weeks of the  EAD, then head off to the SSA office and apply in person 

What if I apply for one while they apply for one for me?

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As said, SS card will be issued after the EAD approval. Some have received their SS card before EAD, some after receiving EAD while some had to make trip to SS office just to find out it was never applied automatically by uscis.


Spouse:

2015-06-16: I-130 Sent

2015-08-17: I-130 approved

2015-09-23: NVC received file

2015-10-05: NVC assigned Case number, Invoice ID & Beneficiary ID

2016-06-30: DS-261 completed, AOS Fee Paid, WL received

2016-07-05: Received IV invoice, IV Fee Paid

2016-07-06: DS-260 Submitted

2016-07-07: AOS and IV Package mailed

2016-07-08: NVC Scan

2016-08-08: Case Complete

2017-06-30: Interview, approved

2017-07-04: Visa in hand

2017-08-01: Entry to US

.

.

.

.

Myself:

2016-05-10: N-400 Sent

2016-05-16: N-400 NOA1

2016-05-26: Biometrics

2017-01-30: Interview

2017-03-02: Oath Ceremony

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1 minute ago, Lil bear said:

The SSA. will see there if is one in process, so it won’t be duplicated. 

Theoretically,  however it has happened where a duplicate card was issued,  particularly if the initial card was in a maiden name 


YMMV

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13 minutes ago, payxibka said:

Theoretically,  however it has happened where a duplicate card was issued,  particularly if the initial card was in a maiden name 

Yes ... but ... if OP already had a SSN in maiden name , she wouldn’t need to check the box on the EAD form 

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5 hours ago, IsabelleFredrick said:

Do you know how long it will take to be issued?

I do not know as I already taken my husband to the SSA Office before we submitted our AOS packet.

Hopefully someone else may tell you.


K-1 Visa process (I'm the USC [F])

Spoiler

 

Sent packet: August 10, 2018

USCIS Received package: August 14, 2018
Notification in text/email: August 17, 2018
Mail received from USCIS: January 22, 2019
USCIS Approved I-129F Petition: January 17, 2019

NVC Received Case: February 14, 2019

NVC Case # Assigned: February 14, 2019

US Embassy Received: Not sure but got email reply - March 11, 2019
Instructions Received via e-mail: March 19, 2019

Interview: May 7, 2019 - Approved!
Arriving to US/POE: June 12, 2019
Married July 15, 2019

 

AOS Process
Sent packet: July 27, 2019
USCIS Received Package: July 29, 2019
[Hiccup] Package was sent back due to incorrect fee and sent on August 5, 2019.
Notification in text/email: August 12, 2019 @ 12:30AM
Check cashed: August 12, 2019
NOA 1 Mail: August 16, 2019
Biometric:

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Personally I would just go to the SSA to get it done. I would not want to risk it taking 8+ months just to get a SSN.


K-1: 12-22-2015 - 09-07-2016 (260 days)

AP: 12-20-2016 - 04-07-2017 (108 days)

EAD: 01-18-2017 - 05-30-2017 (132 days)

AOS: 12-20-2016 - 07-26-2017 (217 days)

 

ROC:

04-19-2019 - Earliest filing date

04-22-2019 - I-751 sent with USPS (AZ lockbox)

04-24-2019 - Delivered/Received date

04-30-2019 - Check cashed

04-30-2019 - NOA1 text/email (WAC)

05-03-2019 - NOA1 hardcopy/extension letter

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My wife filed for her SSN last year when she filed for AOS. USCIS forwards the form to SSA.  She received her SSN in the mail within a few days of AOS approval. SSA prefers not to issue an SSN if you are not authorized to work. While waiting for work authorization and her SSN we had to go to SSA to get a letter stating that she was not eligible for an SSN so she could present that letter in order to get a state-issued photo ID.

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