Helpful Links

For East Peoria Information:

For Banking Information:

  • PNC Banking, Washington Branch
  • Address: 1996 Freedom Pkwy, Washington, IL 61571
  • Phone: (309) 745-1427
  • Hours of Operation: M-Th (9-5pm), F (9-6pm), Sat (10-12)
  • They welcome international students and students do not need a social security number to open an account.
  • What students need:
    1. Passport
    2. ICC Student ID
    3. Foreign address
    4. Local address. (If live at ICC Campus Housing, it is “100 Nature Trail Lane”. Apt. # is needed.)
    5. USA phone number
    6. USA Currency
    7. Completion of application documents at PNC Bank—Including their W8 BEN Non-Resident Alien Form—at PNC Bank.

To Obtain a Social Security Card:

  • US Social Security Site
  • Local Address: 815 W Pioneer Pkwy, Peoria, IL 61615
  • Local Phone: 877-319-6039
  • Local Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday (9-4pm)
  • What students need:
    1. Download form SS-5  Application for Social Security Card (
    2. Complete form SS-5 (Social Security Card application)
    3. Original documents proving your work-authorized immigration status, age, and identity.
    4. Letter from employer stating your start work date or proposed start work date.
    5. Obtain “Social Security Number Request Form” from Tia at the International Education Office at ICC
    6. Passport
    7. PDSO letter
  • For Social Security Office appointment and questions once the above is completed, contact Paula Hanes at