Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • How do I obtain a driver license?

    Answer:

    Please visit the Drivers License page of Stanford's Bechtel International Center for details on how to apply for a California driver license.

  • How do I obtain a social security number?

    Answer:

    Please visit the Social Security page of Stanford's Bechtel International Center for detailed information regarding eligibility for, and how to obtain, a Social Security number.

  • How do I get information regarding the United States tax requirements?

    Answer:

    Please visit the Tax Information page of Stanford's Bechtel International Center for detailed information regarding US tax requirements.

  • My badge expires soon. What should I do?

    Answer:

    Be sure your required training is currrent, then go to the VUE Center, room 1030. Please bring your old badge with you.

  • What is needed to enter the security gate at SLAC?

    Question details:

    I wish to visit SLAC. Are there any special requirements I should know about before I arrive, in order to enter the site?

    Answer:

    All guests must provide a photo identification (ID) to enter the SLAC main gate. LCLS and SSRL users must also be listed on a scheduled user facility experiment (see the User Facility Access List).

    Guests from certain countries must forward additional information to their SLAC point of contact (POC) in advance to obtain approval before visiting SLAC. Contact your POC to find out if you fall into this category.

    To enter through Security Gates 17 or at Sector 30, a SLAC ID badge is required.

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