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I want info on getting my spouse social security, we are divorced and I already receive social security.
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Social Security Expert: lev-tax, Tax Advisor replied 4 months ago
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If you are divorced, but your marriage lasted 10 years or longer, you can receive benefits on your ex-spouse's record (even if they have remarried) if:

  • You are unmarried;
  • You are age 62 or older;
  • Your ex-spouse is entitled to Social Security retirement or disability benefits; and
  • The benefit you are entitled to receive based on your own work is less than the benefit you would receive based on your ex-spouse's work.

Let me know if you need help with determination or application procedure.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
how do I go about applying if I already receive SS ?
Social Security Expert: lev-tax, Tax Advisor replied 4 months ago

You can call the SSA toll-free at 1-800_772_1213 (TTY 1-800_325_0778).

Or

- you may visit any SSA office and apply in person - just let me know your zip code and I will find a local office serving your area.

Or

- you may apply online

https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/

You will need to provide - your marriage and divorce certificates and your ex-spouse's SSN.

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Social Security Expert: lev-tax, Tax Advisor replied 4 months ago

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