We have listed the whole process here,
but you only need to do Step 2!
needed for a Social Security number on Form DS-230 (Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration), as part of the immigrant visa process. (.pdf format)
Answer "Yes" to
Questions 43a. and 43b.on Form DS-230
Do you want the
Social Security Administration to assign you an SSN (and issue a card)
or issue you a new card (if you have an SSN)? You must answer "Yes"
to this question and to the "Consent To Disclosure" in order
to receive an SSN and/or card.
I authorize disclosure from this form to the Immigration and Naturalization
Service (INS), the Social Security Administration (SSA), such other
U.S. Government agencies as may be required for the purpose of assigning
me an SSN and issuing me a Social Security card, and I authorize the
SSA to share my SSN with the INS.
The applicant's response does not limit or restrict
the Government's ability to obtain his or her SSN, or other information
on this form, for enforcement or other purposes as authorized by
Send your information to Department
of Homeland Security.
Admits you into the U.S.
Sends your information to the Social Security Administration.
If you don't receive your card within 3 weeks of being admitted to the U.S., go into the nearest Social Security office or Card Center with proof of age, identity and employment authorization: