states that DO NOT require SSN. - page 2

Just an FYI for any non-American travelers out there who do not have a social security number... I was searching for a list of states that don't require a SSN to get a job because as a Canadian, you have to take an assignment in... Read More

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    Quote from grantsally1
    Thanks for that steppybay. I will be using E3 visa which requires a job offer from the employer which at that stage don't have to supply a SSN. As soon as I get a job offer together with LCA from the employer I can apply at a US consulate for the E3 visa on the spot. If approved then I can apply to get the SSN prior to landing in the U.S which is then supplied to employer before starting with them. You only need the valid Visa to apply for SSN outside the U.S.

    Not sure about other visas though. I had no problems getting New Mexico License without SSN and currently endorsing to Colorado using SSN waiver for foreign nurses for endorsement. $43 to endorse pluse $30 Nursys verfication fee. I don't know how RN's will circumnavigate the SSN issue with the boards of nursing when they all change to SSN requirements prior to any applications. It will be impossible for foreign nurses to apply full stop. We all know we have to have a SSN prior to working which is fine but it makes it very hard to gain licensure and thats the only issue most of us have.
    regards and best of luck
    Ahh, okay, thanks for the information, it sounds like you're not coming from the PH, so that helps your case, lol. The hugh majority of the Phils grads and nurses can't go the route that you're taking via the E3 visa.

    Good luck with your job hunting and hope that happens soon! Report back one day when you land that job!

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    GUYZ I need suggestions here...

    I actually find out that TEXAS and NEW MEXICO dont require SSN if you you are going to endorse your license of examination to them...

    WHICH state has the cheapest and fastest when it comes to processing your endorsement?????

    Thank you soo much and FEEDBACK will be greatly appreciated......... ♥♥♥
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    I'm not sure what you are asking. If you don't already have a license in any State then you cannot endorse to another State until you have a license. I think you will have to apply for an initial license with your NCLEX passed. Also read up on New Mexico BON as I think they have recently introduced a policy when you apply for an intital NM license you have to show that you will be remaining in the State and not solely applying for licensure to endorse elsewhere immediatly after.

    New Mexico doesn't require a SSN for application as yet. You should look at the State you wish to work in rather than finding a cheaper/faster approach as it will take you longer, cost more and cause you grief along the way by jumping State BON's. Also the service at NM BON was not exactly friendly when I used them. I think they may be very snowed under with applications. Good luck anyway.
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    Quote from grantsally1
    I'm not sure what you are asking. If you don't already have a license in any State then you cannot endorse to another State until you have a license. I think you will have to apply for an initial license with your NCLEX passed. Also read up on New Mexico BON as I think they have recently introduced a policy when you apply for an intital NM license you have to show that you will be remaining in the State and not solely applying for licensure to endorse elsewhere immediatly after.

    New Mexico doesn't require a SSN for application as yet. You should look at the State you wish to work in rather than finding a cheaper/faster approach as it will take you longer, cost more and cause you grief along the way by jumping State BON's. Also the service at NM BON was not exactly friendly when I used them. I think they may be very snowed under with applications. Good luck anyway.
    Thank you so much for this great insight... I am a foreign grad nurse who is currently staying here in the Philippines. I took my NCLEX 2011 and luckily nailed it...The main reason why I wnt to endorse my license of examination from Ca to NM is because I dont have SSN. if I am not going to provide CA BON with SSN my file will be destroyed so i am planning to just endorse it to a diferent state instead...

    IPls Pls do help me with this.. thank you
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    Quote from pattyty
    Thank you so much for this great insight... I am a foreign grad nurse who is currently staying here in the Philippines. I took my NCLEX 2011 and luckily nailed it...The main reason why I wnt to endorse my license of examination from Ca to NM is because I dont have SSN. if I am not going to provide CA BON with SSN my file will be destroyed so i am planning to just endorse it to a diferent state instead... IPls Pls do help me with this.. thank you
    Because you used CA for initial application and have no license you can not endorse. You have to apply for initial application and arrange with C to forward your NCLEX results (usually small fee) regardless you will still have to go through CGFNS or other approved assessment center and have a report issued and that is usually a 4 month process. So really look at time frame as being 4-6 months regardless on state you apply to
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    Quote from Silverdragon102
    Because you used CA for initial application and have no license you can not endorse. You have to apply for initial application and arrange with C to forward your NCLEX results (usually small fee) regardless you will still have to go through CGFNS or other approved assessment center and have a report issued and that is usually a 4 month process. So really look at time frame as being 4-6 months regardless on state you apply to
    So correct me if im wrong that is not called endorsement... its just transferring your file and nclex result to a different state who dont require SSN so they can provide u a temporary license... now I got your point silverdragon... thank you thank you... i just really need to figure out what else I could possibly do for me to transfer my file to NM or TX.... but which is better though
    ??? is it NM or TX???

    Thanks,....
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    No you are not transferring your file only your NCLEX results. You still have to start a new application and meet requirements. Only you can decide which state
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    Quote from pattyty
    ??? is it NM or TX??? [/B]

    Thanks,....
    [/QUOTE]

    Here's something to consider if you plan to try into NM, they recently implemented a new form to ensure that new applicants plans to stay within their state for a few years. Also note there have been other PH posters who passed the NCLEX-RN, but like in CA, can't be issued the actual license without providing a valid SSN.

    Here's the NM information link: http://allnurses.com/nurse-registrat...rn-791505.html

    Again, you need to verify with the CA BON, do you have a valid CA license to be endorsed without having a SSN? E-mail them your case. Let us know what you find out, as they will provide with the best answer, as it could be a case by case basis, never know.

    Time is of the essence as if the CA BON does something negatively with your soon to be expired license, it may delay your future plans. Good luck.
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    Quote from Silverdragon102
    No you are not transferring your file only your NCLEX results. You still have to start a new application and meet requirements. Only you can decide which state
    Oh ok Thank you soo much Silverdragon... Hope I can transfer my nclex resultg before time runs out... I thought Im done after taking the Nclex exam whoo ... having such hard time... Worst case scenario if they are not going to consider my result then have to start from the scratch...... Grrrrrrrr....

    Thanks though
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    Quote from steppybay
    Here's something to consider if you plan to try into NM, they recently implemented a new form to ensure that new applicants plans to stay within their state for a few years. Also note there have been other PH posters who passed the NCLEX-RN, but like in CA, can't be issued the actual license without providing a valid SSN.

    Here's the NM information link: http://allnurses.com/nurse-registrat...rn-791505.html

    Again, you need to verify with the CA BON, do you have a valid CA license to be endorsed without having a SSN? E-mail them your case. Let us know what you find out, as they will provide with the best answer, as it could be a case by case basis, never know.

    Time is of the essence as if the CA BON does something negatively with your soon to be expired license, it may delay your future plans. Good luck.

    Wow Thanks Steppybay for this... will have to read it then.. yOU guyz are so awesome.....

    Wish me luck then.. Will let you know once i have everything processed.... Mwuah[/QUOTE]


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