Social Security 

You will need the following items/information to apply for your Social Security card:

  • Passport with J-1 Visa and Admission Stamp
  • Form I-94 – Arrival/Departure Record
  • Form DS-2019 – Certificate of Eligibility
  • Form SS-5 – Completed Social Security Application (available at Social Security office)
  • Job Sponsor’s letter showing your participation in the program
  • Address where you have access to receive your Social Security card
  • NOTE: All documents must be originals or certified by the issuing agency


Social Security Office

2875 Village Rd. Suite 1000

Portage, WI 53901

(800) 772-1213

The Social Security office is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesdays


Social Security Downloadable Files