If you have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence or U.S. employment, you are eligible for a Social Security number. Do not complete this form.
Check Taxpayer or Spouse at the top of the form.
Complete and mail this form to the IRS for clients or their dependents who do not have, and are not eligible to obtain, a Social Security Number.
If dependents need Form W-7, simply press SHIFT+F10 to duplicate it.  Type in the dependent's name instead of the taxpayer or the spouse. A separate Form W-7 must be filed for each dependent.
Press SHIFT+F1 for IRS instructions.
The form must be mailed to:
Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 149342
Austin, TX 78714-9342
This form may be duplicated.
According to the IRS, it takes about a month to get an ITIN.
Earned Income Credit will be disallowed if the qualifying child has an ITIN and not a valid SSN.
This information applies to all years of the UltimateTax software.