NOTE: The Social Security Administration is currently closed to the general public due to COVID-19, so you must have an appointment to apply for an SSN. Please call the Social Security office nearest you to schedule an appointment. The office nearest to Princeton is in Trenton. Their phone number is 866-964-0026.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Student & Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) has issued guidance permitting schools to issue electronic I-20s that you can print and use for travel. However, if you need to apply for a social security number, the original form is required. If you require the original form I-20, please request it by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.