Categories: Article
      Date: May 29, 2013
     Title: Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits

Gathering Information is the Hard Part!

Planning to apply for Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits online? Here's the good news: the process is relatively simple. The Social Security Administration's (SSA) web site is well designed and easy to navigate. Anyone with minimal web experience should have no trouble:

These five steps should take you no more than 30 seconds, and you are on your way!

Sort of. Here's the bad news. SSA will work hard to make a fair decision on your claim, based on all the evidence available. But YOU must provide much of that evidence. While submitting your claim online, you will enter dozens of pieces of information.

Take a Tip! Make your claim submittal as quick and easy as possible. Gather your information first, and then apply for benefits.

Gather this information:

Even with everything on hand, set aside at least two hours to complete your online application. And good luck!