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Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Delivering science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability

Required Documents

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


Complete following forms before New-Hire Orientation

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

Four Los Alamos projects selected as R&D 100 Award finalists

Four Los Alamos projects selected as R&D 100 Award finalists

Finalists include X-ray imaging, pipe corrosion, data handling and damage-detection software  

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Contact LANL

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

Journalist Queries
Communications Office
(505) 667-7000

Directory Assistance
(505) 667-5061

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