To be eligible for this benefit program, you must meet all of the following requirements:
Other factors may affect your eligibility, including:
If you would like to find out if you may be eligible for any of Social Security's benefit programs, use the Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool.
Once you have completed the eligibility screening questionnaire, you will be provided with a list of benefits for which you may be eligible. Print this page for your records before going to the application site.
Visit the Apply For Social Security Benefits to apply online.
Visit SSA's Publications Page for detailed information about SSA programs and policies.
You may also contact Social Security by phone at:
1-800-772-1213 (TTY: 1-800-325-0778)
|There is no specific tribal eligibility.|
|More than 8 million people as of July 2015.|