When is a spouse entitled to spouses insurance benefits on the workers Social Security record?

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When is a spouse entitled to spouses insurance benefits on the workers Social Security record?

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As the spouse of an insured worker, you are entitled to spouse’s insurance benefits if you meet the conditions below: The worker is entitled to retirement or disability insurance benefits; You have filed an application for spouse’s benefits; You are not entitled to a retirement or disability insurance benefit based on a primary insurance amount which equals or exceeds one-half the worker’s primary insurance amount; You either: Are age 62 or over; or Have in care (as defined in §312) a child under age 16 or disabled who is entitled to benefits on the worker’s Social Security record; and You meet one of the following conditions: You have been married to the worker for at least one continuous year just before he or she filed the application for benefits; You are the mother or father of the worker’s biological son or daughter (as defined in §324). This requirement is met if a live child was born to you and the worker. The child need not be living when you apply for benefits; You were entit

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