Social Security, No.

A Social Security Number is required for work. It’s also required for many other reasons: getting a U.S drivers licence, bank account and, I suspect, lots of other things. It’s like the U.K National Insurance number but it’s used as a more general form of identification. Basically, it’s hard to operate as an adult human being here without one.

My visa entitles me to one of these nine-digit number, but it wasn’t as straightforward getting mine:

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