FAQs About How to Apply for Disability:

Apply for Social Security disability benefits

You can start your disability application immediately online. There is no need to wait for an appointment. Follow these four easy steps to get started: Step 1 : Review the Adult Disability Checklist...

What to expect after applying online for Disability

Once we receive your online application, we will review it the next business day. We may contact you if we need more information or if we need to see your documents. Do not send any documents unless...

Applying for disability benefits while working

A person can work and apply for Social Security disability. We use the term “substantial gainful activity” to describe a level of work activity and earnings. We use...

Apply for disability after work period

If your benefits have ended because of work, you can request that we start your benefits again without having to file a new application. There are some important conditions: You have to be unable to...

Length of time to receive approval or denial decision on disability claim

The length of time it takes to receive a decision on your disability claim is from three to five months. It can vary depending on several factors, but primarily on: The nature of your...

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  • Date Created: 12/12/2013
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