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Old 06-12-2015
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Hey guys,

Do you know if you have to wait 10 days since arriving in the US or 10 days since your TPL submits your arrival validation to the ECFMG before you can apply for the SSN?

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Old 06-23-2015
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I called the ECFMG the day my TPL uploaded my validation documents. I was told to wait a week before applying for my SSN.
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