What is the application process for Social Security Disability (SSD)?

In order to apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, the first step is to check if you qualify. Do you have a job that is covered for SSD? Is your medical condition listed on the Social Security Administration’s list of qualifying cases? Does your disability prevent you from working for a year or more? If yes, the next step is to compile the necessary information: your Social Security number, medical records, etc. Learn more about the application process.