SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
OMB No. 0960-0060
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APPLICATION FOR DISABILITY INSURANCE BENEFITS
I apply for a period of disability and/or all insurance benefits for which I am
eligible under Title II and Part A of Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, as
PRINT your name
FIRST NAME, MIDDLE INITIAL, LAST NAME
Enter your Social Security Number
Check (X) whether you are
4. If this claim is awarded, do you want a password to use SSA's
Answer question 5 if English is not your preferred language. Otherwise, go to item 6.
Enter the language you prefer to:
MONTH, DAY, YEAR
(a) Enter your date of birth
(b) Enter name of State or foreign country where you were born.
(c) Was a public record of your birth made before you were age 5?
(d) Was a religious record of your birth made before you were age 5?
(a) Are you a U.S. citizen?
Go to item 8
Go to item (b)
(b) Are you an alien lawfully present in the U.S.?
(a) Enter your name at birth if different from item (1)
(b) Have you used any other names?
Go to (c)
Go to item 9
(c) Other name(s) used.
9. (a) Have you used any other Social Security number(s)?
Go to (b)
Go to item 10
(b) Enter Social Security number(s) used.
10 . Enter the date you became unable to work because of your illness, injuries,
Have you (or has someone on your behalf) ever filed an application for
Social Security benefits, a period of disability under Social Security,
(If "Yes," answer
(If "No," or "Unknown,"
Supplemental Security Income, or hospital or medical insurance under
(b) and (c).)
go to item 12.)
Enter name of person on whose
Social Security record you filed
the other application.
(c) Enter Social Security Number of person named in (b).
If unknown, check this block.
Form SSA-16-BK (05-2006)
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