U.S. Social Security Card - First time application

Required documents for

Children (under age of 16) born in the U.S. or Iran:

  • Original valid U.S. passport of the applicant and U.S.– citizen parent(s)
  • Original or certified copy of U.S. Birth Certificate
  • Original Iranian Birth Certificate (shenasnameh) of the applicant and both parents, officially translated in English and certified by the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Form SS-5 ‘’Application for a Social Security Card’
  • Form ''Sworn Affidavit for Minors'' (available at our office)
  • Form 1706-f3 (for U.S. born applicants only. Available at our office)
  • For non U:S: Citizen parents, original valid Iranian passports should be presented
  • Entire original school transcripts of the applicant, starting from elementary school to present, officially translated in English and certified by the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Adults born in U.S. or Iran:

  • Original valid U.S. passport
  • Original or certified copy of U.S. Birth Certificate, CRBA (Consular Report of Birth Abroad) or Naturalization Certificate
  • Original Iranian Birth Certificate (shenasnameh) of the applicant officially translated in English and certified by the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Form SS-5 ‘’Application for a Social Security Card’’
  • Form ''Sworn Affidavit for Adults'' (available at the office)
  • Entire original school transcripts of the applicant, starting from elementary school to present, officially translated in English and certified by the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Please note

The personal presence of the applicant (s) is mandatory, minors have to be accompanied by at least one parent

Applicants can submit the mentioned documents, by appointment only. Appointments can be scheduled by phone or physical presence

Only complete applications can be accepted and further processed without any exceptions. Incomplete files will be refused and are subject to new appointment.

Requested forms should be duly be signed and dated during your visit.

Additional forms or documents may be required depending on your case.

For more information please visit the website of the Social Security Administration.