Alien taxpayers who need an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) may be able to secure one from outside the United States. ITINs are not valid identification outside the Federal tax system.
Details can be found on the " Obtaining an ITIN from Abroad" page. Since ITINs are strictly for tax processing, IRS does not apply the same standards as agencies that provide genuine identity certification. Getting an ITIN does not change your immigration status or your right to work in the United States.
Your replacement card will have the same number as your previous card.
We would be remiss in our duty if we fail to remind our readers of the sheer importance of the social security card.
Is your Social Security number (SSN) missing or incorrect? IU and go to SSN/educational tax credit verification. If you’re unable to change your SSN, please submit a scan or photo of your Social Security card through our secure contact form.
Please wait at least ten days after your ceremony before going to the Social Security Administration (SSA) to ensure that data reflecting your naturalization has been updated.
Get a certified copy of your driver’s license from your state department of motor vehicles, send your passport (also a risky idea) or call your nearest Social Security office and ask what identity document they will accept instead.
Historically, requests for SSN changes have been handled in a decentralized manner.
Since all Student and employee data is now housed in a single system and is utilized by a number of University offices and processes, it is important to standardize the process.
Current Employee – A person who is currently working for the University in a permanent or temporary SPA or EPA position.
Finance Person – A person who is being reimbursed by the University Finance and Accounting services Guest ID – A user ID generated for a person who needs limited access to non-sensitive systems.