United States citizens who are entitled to Supplemental Security Income from Social Security will soon receive their benefit. September 1 is the day the money is sent. Therefore, all SSI-related payments will appear in the bank accounts, unless there are problems. As usual, the Social Security Administration has no problems with payments, so there is usually no delay.
On top of all this, some Americans are in luck, because the September SSI payment is a double payment. The Social Security Administration sends out two payments this month because the 1st of next month is a holiday. Thus, two payments of up to $841 for individuals and $1,261 for couples may arrive in September.
What day do I collect Social Security SSI?
The day is September 1, although it is not always the first of the month. Occasionally, the 1st of the month falls on a weekend or holiday. When this is the case, payment is made on the last working day of the previous month. Therefore, there are months in which the payment is double. In September the Social Security Administration sends two payments, on the 1st and 30th of the month.
You will receive the money on that day or up to 3 days later. It depends on whether you have Direct Deposit activated or not. For any problems with late payments, ask your bank for information. You can also contact your local Social Security office for any questions regarding payments. The Administration workers will help you with all the procedures you need.
Who gets SSI?
Everyone who applies for SSI and meets the requirements can receive it every month. The Social Security requirements for this benefit are as follows:
- Collect a retirement benefit at age 65 or older or have a disability benefit.
- Have a low income.
- Have no more than $2,000 in your bank account.
To check all the requirements, see the United States Government benefits page.