If you are collecting Social Security benefits, when you receive your payments depends on a few factors. First, if you receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, you will receive your payments on the first of each month, unless the first falls on a weekend or a federal holiday. In 2022, SSI benefits will be paid on 30 December (this is the January 2022 payment), February 1, March 1, April 1, April 29 (May’s payment), June 1, July 1, August 1, September 1, September 30, (October’s payment), November 1, and December 1.
If you are receiving both SSI and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, you will be paid on the third of each month. The third is also the payment date for anyone who began receiving benefits prior to May 1997. In 2022, concurrent benefits will be paid on January 3, February 3, March 3, April 1, May 3, June 3, July 1, August 3, September 2, October3, November 3, and December 2.
If you are receiving SSDI or retirement benefits through Social Security, when you get paid depends on your birthday. If your birthday falls on the 1st through the 10th day of the month, you will be paid on the second Wednesday of each month. In 2022, you will receive payments on January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14.
If your birthday falls on the 11th through the 20th, you will be paid on the third Wednesday of each month. In 2022, you will receive payments on January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19, November 16, and December 21.
If your birthday falls on the 21st through the 31st, you will be paid on the fourth Wednesday of each month. In 2022, you will receive payments on January 26, February 23, March 23, April 27, May 25, June 22, July 27, August 24, September 28, October 26, November 23, and December 28.