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Required Documents

All foreign nationals including students and postdocs must complete this process.


Complete following forms before New-Hire Orientation 

Be sure to bring these forms with you for the orientation event, but do not sign and date:

Optional Documents

Social Security card

When applying for a new card, complete the Form SS-5 (pdf) and visit the Santa Fe Social Security Office at 1922 5th Street, Santa Fe, NM 87505.

You will need to provide documents that establish your identity, citizenship, or lawful alien status. [See Form SS-5 (pdf) for a list of acceptable documents.] You must submit original documents; the Social Security Administration will not accept photocopies of documents.

Note: If you are applying for a new Social Security number, an in-person interview is required if you are age 12 or older. Call the Santa Fe Social Security Office at (505) 473-7918 to schedule an appointment.

Innovations for a secure nation

Novel rocket design flight tested

Novel rocket design flight tested

The new rocket fuel and motor design adds a higher degree of safety by separating the fuel from the oxidizer, both novel formulations that are, by themselves, not able to detonate.

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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1663
Los Alamos, NM 87545

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(505) 667-7000

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