Yes, you may claim the exemption without it until you obtain a social security number. Please write “none” where the form asks for your social security number. You will need to verify this fact by supplying a copy of one or more of the following:
- Federal and/or State income tax returns
- Bank related documents such as account applications or statements
- Employment related documents such as hiring documents, health enrollment forms or dental plan enrollment forms
Also needed, will be a copy of a Medicare or Medi-Cal card or a California Drivers’ License or California Identification card to provide to the State Board of Equalization in lieu of a social security number.