323.Who is entitled to child's insurance benefits?
A child is entitled to child's insurance benefits on the Social Security record of a parent if the following conditions are met:
An application for child's insurance benefits is filed;
The child is not married;
The child meets any of the following conditions:
Is under age 18;
Is age 18-19 and a full-time elementary or secondary school student; or
Is age 18 or older and under a disability (which must have begun before age 22) (see §517); and
The parent meets any of the following conditions:
Is entitled to disability insurance benefits;
Is entitled to retirement insurance benefits;
Died and was either fully or currently insured at the time of death.
Last Revised: Feb. 6, 2003