380 Westminster Street, Third floor
(second building in from corner of Empire and Westminster streets)
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Social Security Administration
55 Broad Street
Pawtucket, RI, 02860
Social Security Number application and instructions can be found at www.ssa.gov/online/ss-5.pdf.
Note: All postdocs MUST have a social security number or PROOF that an application has been filed in order to be PAID by the Brown University Payroll Office. Documents to bring to Social Security Office include: passport, visa or Green Card, DS-2019 form, and your appointment letter.
*International Postdocs must wait ten (10) days from date of arrival before going to the Social Security Office/Federal Center because the Social Security Office needs time to verify your immigration entry records.