USCIS Revises Form I-485 to Include Social Security Card Application

USCIS announced a partnership with the Social Security Administration that will permit petitioners for lawful permanent resident status to apply for a Social Security number or replacement card as part of the Adjustment of Status application process.

What You Need to Know:

  • The partnership eliminates the need for green card petitioners to apply for a Social Security number at a Social Security office.
  • Revisions will be made to Form I-485 to include additional questions needed to apply for a Social Security number of replacement card.
  • The change to Form I-485 is effective immediately, and will not increase the filing fee for Form I-485.

For more information, see the announcement from USCIS here.