I have an F2 visa. I hold a Physical therapy (PT) bachelor from the outside USA. I contacted Tennesse board of Physical therapy to apply for a licence for PT. They send me the requirements which I can fulfil all of them except this item which I do not understand"

Provide proof of legal authorization to reside and seek employment in the United States".

I contacted them to see if I am as F2 visa holder can still apply for a licence, they send me "I should submit notarized information indicating which category of non-U.S. citizenship applies to them and also provide two forms of government-issued documentation as proof of their ability to legally reside and work in the U.S

". and they send me the following form to fill: https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/health/healthprofboards/PH-41833.pdf Can I

Can I apply and which non-U.S. category that matches me?, is I am 7.b in the attached link? I think I am 7. b) in the form which is **: ** a nonimmigrant under the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.)."

Also, I do not have a social security number, shall I leave it blank when applying my application?

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  • Do you have an employment authorization document? I think you'll need that before you can apply for the PT license. – phoog 2 days ago
  • They do not require such document – Mohamed 2 days ago
  • An EAD is "proof of legal authorization to...seek employment in the United States." But in the meanwhile I've found that F-2 nonimmigrants are ineligible for an EAD, so I'm afraid you're out of luck. – phoog 2 days ago

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