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Forum: USA
Dec 7th 2010, 2:27 am
Replies: 48
Views: 5,380
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Social Security Number: Turnaround time

Also, just out of interest, when I get USA car insurance, do they cross check with my UK history or do I get a clean slate?
Forum: USA
Dec 7th 2010, 1:54 am
Replies: 48
Views: 5,380
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Social Security Number: Turnaround time

No chance that Im buying a banger. Yeah I have a debit card but Im under 25 and almost all rental places require a credit card for under 25's. Im going to try and work something out at work. The last...
Forum: USA
Dec 7th 2010, 1:28 am
Replies: 48
Views: 5,380
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Social Security Number: Turnaround time

I cant rent a car as I dont have a credit card, and cant get a credit card till I have a SSN...I see a pattern developing.

I decided this afternoon that my new game plan would be this; lease the...
Forum: USA
Dec 6th 2010, 6:45 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,380
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Social Security Number: Turnaround time

Cheers. Its just fustrating, I feel like I'm back in College when all my friends were passing their driving tests and I wasnt quite old enough yet. No, wait, this is worse as I have actually been...
Forum: USA
Dec 6th 2010, 6:19 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,380
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Social Security Number: Turnaround time

H1-B

Can they not just approve it because I sound like Harry Potter?
Is that not a valid enough reason?
Forum: USA
Dec 6th 2010, 6:06 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,380
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Social Security Number: Turnaround time

When you say "they", is that my local office or the main SS Administration?

Cheers guys :)
Forum: USA
Dec 6th 2010, 5:58 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,380
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Social Security Number: Turnaround time

I appreciate the sentiment and plenty of people have echoed it, but its less through want, and more through need. I started my job on Dec 1st and I live a good 30 minute drive away. My hotel is in...
Forum: USA
Dec 6th 2010, 5:24 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,380
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Social Security Number: Turnaround time

Well I just checked the print out that I got from the SSN office and the date was the 29th November. I wanted to take my driving test and they refused me without my SSN so I thought that I had been...
Forum: USA
Dec 6th 2010, 1:35 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,380
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Social Security Number: Turnaround time

Hi Guys,

I applied for my SSN at the beginning of the month and was told 10 working days (must have applied at the END of last month as I was told it should be the 10th of December). I phoned up...
Forum: USA
Nov 29th 2010, 8:02 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Driving Test...?

Never had one, never had any need for one. In fact, at my age, I hate the idea of a credit card and see no point in it.

So I went to the SoS office today only to find out that my temporary SSN...
Forum: USA
Nov 28th 2010, 7:34 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By _Orpheus_

Smile Driving Test...?

Hi Guys and Gals,

So I made it to the good ole US of A perfectly fine. Thanks to a great friend and her family I am settling in well (currently living out of a hotel untill my apt is ready) and...
Forum: USA
Nov 9th 2010, 8:22 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,796
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Driving Stateside...

Cheers to everyone for your help. I actually found exactly what I was looking for on youtube!! I dont know why I didnt check there earlier, duh. Its a series of animated videos from the California...
Forum: USA
Nov 8th 2010, 5:59 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,796
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Driving Stateside...

Yeah the whole hovering foot thing is going to get me for a while. One of my friends said that an automatic works just like in a video game, which got me thinking. So I loaded up GTA 4, went to the...
Forum: USA
Nov 7th 2010, 10:35 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,796
Posted By _Orpheus_

Cool Driving Stateside...

Hi Guys,

Firstly let me just say thank you to everyone for their advice on my previous thread, there was some valuable information in there and I have now made some choices on insurance and banks....
Forum: USA
Nov 3rd 2010, 8:21 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,171
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Moving to MI, Plenty of Questions...

Cheers Meauxna I appreciate you trying to pull this back on topic.

I checked out AIG earlier on and sent them an email. They got back to me with a rather expensive quote for both car and rental...
Forum: USA
Nov 3rd 2010, 7:18 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 16,502
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Moving to MI, Plenty of Questions...

And when someone breaks in and steals my stuff? Are you going to pay up then? I understand what the landlord is liable for (my parents and I rent out a property) but this is not going to cover my...
Forum: USA
Nov 3rd 2010, 6:00 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 16,502
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Moving to MI, Plenty of Questions...

Hold on a minute Drop Step, not that I am in support of this off topic conversation, but I never said I was turning up with just a suitcase of clothes. My original post stated that I was waiting for...
Forum: USA
Nov 3rd 2010, 4:52 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 16,502
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Moving to MI, Plenty of Questions...

Thank you Oregon, much appreciated :)
Forum: USA
Nov 3rd 2010, 4:39 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 16,502
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Moving to MI, Plenty of Questions...

Thanks for your reply again, but I have to agree with Amadge. It would make sense considering it is little over $100 per year, less if I bundle it with car insurance, and would provide me with...
Forum: USA
Nov 3rd 2010, 4:02 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,171
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Moving to MI, Plenty of Questions...

Cheers for your reply Drop but I have been specifically told by my apartment rental company that I will need rental insurance. I would have thought that I need this anyway, is it not the equivilent...
Forum: USA
Nov 3rd 2010, 2:45 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,171
Posted By _Orpheus_

Re: Moving to MI, Plenty of Questions...

Thanks for everyone getting back to me so quickly. I have looked into that AIG thing but cant make heads nor tails of it and cant find any working links to the expat deals that everyone seems to be...
Forum: USA
Nov 3rd 2010, 1:06 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,171
Posted By _Orpheus_

Smile Moving to MI, Plenty of Questions...

Hello Everyone,

I have trawling the forums for a while now and thought it about time to introduce myself (and ask a few questions). So I currently live in the West Midlands UK (originally from the...
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