Who is Eligible for SSDI?

Anyone who is out of work because of any medical condition should consider applying for SSDI. However, there are certain requirements for eligibility, which include:

  • Having worked for approximately five (5) out of the past ten (10) years and paid taxes
  • Suffering from an injury or illness that has prevented or will prevent you from working
  • Being unable to physically or mentally perform the work you have done in the past
  • Being under your full Social Security retirement age of 66 years old
  • Having a diagnosis from a doctor that supports your claim