How do I remove a work authorization from my Social Security card?

You can apply for a Social Security number or replacement Social Security card at the same time you request work authorization using Form I-765 or lawful permanent residency using Form I-485 through the Enumeration Beyond Entry (EBE) program.

Why does my SS card say Valid for work only with DHS authorization?

If you have a social security card that says “Valid for Work Only With DHS Authorization”, it means your immigration status is valid, but you need separate documents to prove that you are allowed to work in the United States – for example with an Employment Authorization Document.

What does work only with DHS authorization mean?

If you have a Social Security card that says that you have to show a separate immigration document to prove that you can work (your card says “valid for work only with DHS authorization”), you may now be eligible for an unrestricted card (a card with just your name and Social Security number).

How do I change my Social Security status?

Updating your social security records after becoming a citizen can be summarized in four steps:
  1. Prepare your identification and immigration documents.
  2. Complete Form SS-5. …
  3. Mail or submit your documents in person. …
  4. Answer questions by the SSA staff verifying your immigration status.

Can you work with expired work permit?

If your work permit expires and you continue to work, your employer will still be required to pay you wages and will use your Social Security Number to report wages and to pay any local, state, or federal taxes.

Can I hire someone with an expired employment authorization card?

To continue to employ an individual whose employment authorization has expired, the employee must present to the employer a document from either List A or List C that shows either an extension of his or her initial employment authorization or new employment authorization.

Does DHS authorization expire?

No. Workers with temporary or continuous employment authorization may present documents with future expiration dates. Even if a worker has temporary work authorization, the worker may receive subsequent employment authorization.

Can I check my SSN status online?

my Social Security account. On the My Home page scroll down to the Your Benefit Applications section and select View Details under the More Info heading. View your application status in the Current Status section. Check the status of your Social Security application online today!

Do you need to update SSN after naturalization?

You will need to visit Social Security so they can update your Social Security record. Wait at least 10 days after your ceremony before doing so and be prepared to show them your Certificate of Naturalization or your U.S. passport.