Life University International Student Handbook - Page 9

Social Security Number Requirements: An applicant must provide either a Social Security Number or a letter of ineligibility for a Social Security Number (Form SSAL-676) Federal Law requires that states collect Social Security Numbers (SSN) from driver’s license applicants under the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. Letter of Ineligibility: You must obtain a letter of ineligibility, Form SSAL-676 from the Social Security Administration, if the Department of Homeland Security has not given you permission to work in the United States. Social Security Numbers Based on Work Authorization: Non-citizens who have permission from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to work in the United States can apply for a Social Security Number. To apply for a Social Security Number or for further details on Social Security Numbers for non-citizens, visit or visit the nearest office: 1415 Franklin Road | Marietta, GA 30067 Drivers from Other Nations Georgia recognizes valid driver licenses issued to, and held by, residents of other countries as long as the “Out of County” license is valid (not expired). Generally, you may drive in Georgia for up to one year on a valid foreign or international license. If you plan to drive in Georgia, you will need to apply for a Georgia license. This means that you will be recognized as a resident of Georgia while you are here studying at LIFE. You ARE required to take and pass Georgia’s written road and vision test to be issued a Georgia’s driver’s license. When applying for a Georgia driver’s license, you will need to submit a social security denial letter, along with the following documents: • Valid (not expired) foreign passport with I-94 or I-551 • Temporary resident alien card (I-668) • Permanent resident alien card (I-551) • Employment Authorization Card (I-766 or I-688A) • Employment Authorization Document (I-688B) • Refugee Travel Document (I-571) • Re-entry Permit (I-327) • I-20 Note: Original immigration documentation must be submitted each time service is requested pertaining to a driver’s license or identification card. —7—