Obtaining a Social Security Number

The intended use of a social security number is for employment. Students who have been employed on-campus or students who have received an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) are eligible to obtain a social security number.

The following documents are required to obtain a social security number:

* A valid passport
* I-94 form
* I-20 * A completed application (SS-5) www.ssa.gov/online/ss-5fs.html
* A letter from your International Student Advisor verifying your attendance at Concord University
* A letter from your on-campus employer

Nearest Location:

Social Security Administration
3014 E. Cumberland Road
Bluefield, WV 24701
Hours of Operation:
  • Mon: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Tues: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Wed: 9:00 am – noon
  • Thur: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Fri: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • The office is closed on Saturday and Sunday.