The J-1 exchange visitor will have to provide a statement from
his or her on-campus employer on UH department letterhead (1st
letter), to prove that the exchange visitor is employed.
For your convenience, ISSSO has provided a template for UH employers.
You can fill the form by clicking
here . Please print the form on your letterhead.
J-1 exchange visitors who apply for an SSN will also have
to present a letter from a Responsible Officer or Alternate
Responsible Officer (2nd letter) at the International Student
and Scholar Services Office (ISSSO), 302 Student Service Center
1, stating that the exchange visitor is authorized to engage
in on-campus employment, the nature of the employment to be
engaged in, and identifying the on-campus employer for whom
the exchange visitor will be working. The J-1 exchange visitor
needs to bring the 1st letter to ISSSO to request the 2nd letter.
Bring your 1st and 2nd letters along with your passport, I-94
card and DS-2019 to Social Security Administration Office to
apply for SSN.
Directions to SSN Office