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What if you get Disability Benefits in Texas and move to another state?

Social Security is a federal agency, so it is not a problem to move from state to state; in this case from Texas to another state. However, it is always important for Social Security to have a valid address and phone number for you.

A move never triggers any kind of disability review. In fact, when your initial disability claim was approved a diary date was set for your review and, for most people, that is when your disability claim will be reviewed.

However, there are things that could trigger a disability review; the most common trigger is work activity. Especially, if your work activity is above the substantial gainful activity earning amount. It is very important to report all work activity to Social Security so that you do not get overpaid.

Having said that, even work activity rarely triggers more than a work review unless you are working continuously at an SGA level.

I would like to mention if you are receiving Supplemental Security Income disability (SSI) and move, your disability may go down. The cut in benefits would not be due to Social Security, rather it would be an effect of losing a state subsidy (some states offer a little extra money if an individual is receiving SSI). For example, if you moved from New York (a state that has a subsidy) to a state that does not, you would lose the money that you receive monthly from the state.

So in answer to the question, you can move around all you like...just make sure that Social Security can locate you when your continuing disability review in Texas comes up.

Related: What if you Move out of State after you apply for Social Security Disability or SSI?

Return to:  Social Security Disability Resource Center, or read answers to Questions

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Information on the following topics can be found here: Social Security Disability Questions and in these subsections:

Frequently asked questions about getting Denied for Disability Benefits | FAQ on Disability Claim Representation | Info about Social Security Disability Approvals and Being Approved | FAQ on Social Security Disability SSI decisions | The SSD SSI Decision Process and what gets taken into consideration | Disability hearings before Judges | Medical exams for disability claims | Applying for Disability in various states | Selecting and hiring Disability Lawyers | Applying for Disability in North Carolina | Recent articles and answers to questions about SSD and SSI

These pages provide answers to basic questions about pursuing disability benefits

What to Prove to Qualify for Disability Benefits
Applying for disability benefits, SSI and SSDI
What Disabilities Qualify for SSI and Social Security Disability?
How does back pay for Social Security disability work?
Social Security Disability And SSI Qualifications
Permanent Disability Qualifications for SSD and SSI
Status of your social security disability or SSI case
Disability lawyer representation, finding lawyers
What is qualifying for disability based on?
How to qualify for disability, qualifying for Benefits
Qualifications for Disability Benefits
How long does it take to get disability after applying?
Disability application, how to file in Texas
Texas disability requirements
Eligibility and qualifying for disability in Texas
What are the qualifications for disability in Texas?
Will I Qualify For Disability Benefits in Texas?
Getting a Texas disability lawyer, attorney, or advocate