To receive benefits from the Social Security Administration,you must meet all these requirements to qualify:You must have proof of a disability.You must have enough work credits.Your disability has lasted or is expected to last for at least one year,or will result in death.
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What are the eligibility requirements to get Social Security disability benefits?
What are the eligibility requirements to get Social Security disability benefits? To qualify for Social Security disability benefits, you must have worked long enough in jobs covered by Social Security (usually 10 years). Then, you must have a medical condition that meets Social Security’s definition of disability.
When should I apply for disability benefits?
You should apply as soon as you become disabled. Social Security, disability benefits will not begin until the sixth full month of disability.
How do I apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?
Supplemental Security Income (SSI), we pay SSI disability benefits for the first full month after the date you filed your claim, or, if later, the date you become eligible for SSI. You can apply for Disability benefits online, or if you prefer, you can apply by calling our toll-free number, 1-800-772-1213.
How do I apply for Social Security disability benefits in Texas?
How To Apply You can apply for Disability benefits online, or if you are unable to complete the application online, you can apply by calling our toll-free number, 1-800-772-1213, between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Our representatives can make an appointment for you to apply.