To be eligible for this benefit program, you must meet the following requirements:
Other factors may affect your eligibility, including:
Based on the information you gave about your income, resources, and citizenship status, you could get SSI when you turn 65.
This screening tool only asks very general questions about your income and resources, citizenship, living arrangements and, if you are under 65, your disability. Social Security will ask you for more detailed information. If you are under 65, they will also need more information about your disability.
To find out more about how Social Security decides if you are disabled, visit SSA’s Publications Page, select "Disability" under "Topics," and review Social Security Publication Number 05-10029.
Visit the Apply For Social Security Benefits page to apply online.