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Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for Adults

Ways to Learn More

Speak with a licensed agent

(800) 984-8015

Application Instructions

You can apply for Disability benefits online, or if your prefer, you can apply by calling our toll-free number,1-800-772-1213. Our representatives there can make an appointment for your application to be taken over the telephone or at any convenient Social Security office

Sign-Up Checklist

You will need copies of the following document(s) to sign-up for this program: Contact information for all healthcare facilities where you have received treatment, including names of your doctors, a list of your prescribed medications, and the names and dates of medical tests you have had and who sent you for them. If you want Direct Deposit for your benefit checks, provide your checking or savings account number, including the bank's 9-digit routing number. You must supply the names and dates of birth of your minor children and your spouse, including dates of any marriages and divorces. Veterans must provide their Military Service discharge information (Form DD 214) for all periods of active duty. Other documentation must include a W-2 Form (or your IRS 1040 and Schedules C and SE if self-employed) from the past year. Your previous employment must be documented via a list of the jobs (up to 5) that you had in the 15 years before you became unable to work. Include the dates you worked at those jobs, if possible. Also provide information about any insurance or workers' compensation claims you filed, such as claim number and name, address and phone number of insurance company. If you need assistance with your application, include the name, address and phone number of someone who knows about your medical conditions and can help with your claim.

Plan Summary

Social Security Disabiltiy Insurance is a federally-run benefits program that provides aid to adults who are unable to continue employment due to a permanent disabling condition.

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