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Life in Jackson

Visitjackson.com is a website developed by the Jackson Convention & Visitors Bureau, a must-see guide for all things Jackson. Make sure to visit it when you are looking for information on current events, dining options and available accommodations in the Jackson area.

For more information about our community and state, click here.

Finding a place to live

Looking for a place to live? The following pages will help you sort through the different rental options in the Jackson area.

Social Security number

ois---social-security.jpgEveryone who works in the United States is required to have a Social Security card, even non-immigrants. Visit the Social Security Administration's website for more information on how to obtain a Social Security number.

  • Social Security Office
    100 W. Capitol St.
    Room 225
    Jackson, MS 39269
    (866) 331-8135
  • Hours
    9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
    9 a.m.-noon Wednesday

Driver's license

ois---drivers-license.gifIf you are interested in obtaining a driver's license, check the Mississippi Department of Public Safety's website.

  • Department of Public Service headquarters
    1900 E. Woodrow Wilson
    Jackson, MS 39205
    (601) 987-1281
    (601) 987-1282
    (601) 987-1283
  • Hours
    8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday