Legal and Financial Requirements for SSDI

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To be eligible for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI), you must earn less than a certain amount of money each month (or you'll be considered able to do substantial gainful activity), have paid FICA taxes for a certain number of years to the Social Security Administration (generally at least five to ten years), and fulfill certain citizenship or lawful residency requirements (but foreign workers can qualify for SSDI).