How long do I have to wait to get my first check?
how long do you wait to get your first check
Help with your disability claim questions.
What if you are approved at some point in the Social Security Disability (application, reconsideration or hearing level), it can take 30 days to 90 days to start receiving your SSI or SSDI benefits. If you are approved for benefits the Social Security Administration will send you a letter which tells you your payment amount and the estimated date of your first payment.