Program Description

Social Security's Retirement Insurance Benefits are federally funded and administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA).

Program Requirements

These are benefits that apply to individuals who have earned enough Social Security credits and are at least age 62.

If you would like to find out if you are eligible for any of Social Security's benefit programs, use SSA’s Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool questionnaire.

Once you have completed the eligibility screening questionnaire, you will be provided with a list of benefits for which you may be eligible. Print this page for your records before going to the application site.

Contact Information

Visit SSA's Publications Page for detailed information about SSA programs and policies.

Benefit Categories
Insurance Social Security
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Retirement Social Security