Chapter 2Becoming Insured

Table of Contents

INSURED STATUS

200. Insured Status Requirements
201. Determining Insured Status
202. If you have fully insured status, can you receive all types of benefits?
203. Fully Insured Status Defined
204. Chart of Credits Required to Be Fully Insured
205. Deemed Fully Insured Status
206. Currently Insured Status Defined

DISABILITY INSURED STATUS

207. When do you have disability insured status?
208. Special Insured Status-Disabled Before Age 31
209. Periods of Disability and Insured Status
210. Do your credits based on military service before 1957 count toward disability?

SUMMARY CHART

211. Summary Chart of Requirements for Insured Status

SOCIAL SECURITY CREDITS

212. Earning Social Security Credits
213. When are calendar quarters NOT counted for determining Social Security credits?
214. Social Security Credits Based On Wages Earned After 1936
215. Social Security Credits Based On Self-employment

TOTALIZATION AGREEMENT

216. Totalization-Coordination of Social Security Systems of the United States and a Foreign Country