3 Forms of Social Security IdentificationThe second type of Social Security card also has the cardholder's name and Social Security number, but it has an additional warning that reads, “VALID FOR WORK ONLY WITH DHS AUTHORIZATION.” This card is for people who are temporarily admitted to work in the US.
So, how do I get DHS authorization to work?
To obtain authorization to be employed in the United States, or evidence of your authorization incident to status, you must file Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization. An individual required to obtain employment authorization must file prior to beginning employment.
Similarly, can you get a driver's license with a work only Social Security?
Generally, only noncitizens authorized to work in the United States by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) can get a Social Security number. We can't assign a Social Security number solely for you to get a driver's license or a service that requires a credit check.
Do DHS Social Security cards expire?
Beginning in April 2007, the Social Security Administration (SSA) began printing the date of issuance on the face of Social Security cards. The date is not an expiration date (and, in fact, should always be a date in the past).
What is DHS authorization for work?
An Employment Authorization Document (EAD, Form I-766) is a List A Form I-9 document and sometimes known as a “work permit” or “Employment Authorization Card.” By contrast, an “Employment authorization document” issued by DHS under List C refers to other types of DHS-issued documents that do not otherwise fall within