Program DescriptionYou could get a Social Security lump sum death payment (LSDP) if your spouse had enough work credits and we have not already paid a LSDP.
Would you like more information about the lump sum death
Use the link below to our Publications Home Page and review Chapter 4 of the Social Security Handbook.
You can apply for this benefit by choosing "Contact Us" to make an appointment.
Would you like more information about
social security credits?
Use the link below to our Publications Home page and review "Social Security: How You Earn Credits," Social Security Publication Number 05-10072.