Montvale, NJ asked in Social Security for New Jersey

Q: Hi my wife is younger than me and on SSI disability. I am at full retirement age. Am I allowed to apply for spousal SSI

Spousal SSI and then delay taking my own SSI until a later date.

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Jerry Lutkenhaus
Jerry Lutkenhaus
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  • Richmond, VA

A: I am afraid there is no spousal SSI which is a welfare program. If you are at full retirement age, then you can apply for your Social Security Retirement benefits.

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