when you fill up a form at hospital for birth certificate also tick on form that you need baby Social Secourity number and you may get SSN by mail at US home address in 10-15 days. you need the Birth certificate and baby social security number when you apply for baby US passport.
READ the application for US passport
Last edited by ginnu; 2nd August 2006 at 08:15 PM.
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