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Stephanie O Joy, Esq, Soc. Sec. Attorney
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IF i APPLY .S AND GET IT GOING AND RECEIVE DOCUMENTATION

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iF i APPLY FOR S.S AND GET IT GOING AND RECEIVE DOCUMENTATION FROM MY DOCTOR THAT I HAVE DISABLILTY, CAN I SUBMIT THAT AND GET S.S.I? WHEN I APPLY FOR S.S HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECEIVE IT? AND IF I APPLY FOR S.S.I. HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECEIVE IT? I AM 64 YRS. OLD.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 1 year ago.

Hi, SSI is only for the poor aged or poor disabled - so this will depend on your other income. But, if poor and found disabled and if you income from Social Security and other countable income and resources are very low, you can get a remaining portion from SSI to get you up to at least the SSI amount.

When you apply for SS, I assume you mean social security retirement. The SSA recommends filing 3 months before the month you wish to start. SSI, if based on age and poorness, can happen faster, but not by much. When you apply for SSI when you are not quite old enough to be aged (like at age 64), you must prove disabled, so that itself can take anywhere between 3 months and a few years, depending on the strength and details included in your medical proofs.

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