When Will I Receive My Social Security Check? (October 2022)

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Social Security Payment Schedule October 2022: What Day Will You Get Paid?


In this community resource guide, you will learn exactly what day you will receive your October 2022 Social Security check.

In addition, you will also learn what you can do if you do not receive your SSI payment this month.

Most people are aware of when they will receive their SSI check each month, however, for individuals receiving their first Social Security payment, children assisting their parents, or individuals with memory issues this article will help you.

Keep reading this guide to learn when you can expect to receive your October 2022 Social Security check.

SSI vs. Social Security: What’s The Difference?

SSS Contribution Table and Payment ...
SSS Contribution Table and Payment Schedule for 2022
Essentially SSI is a needs-based program. In order to qualify you will need to make very little money and have little to no work credits. SSI is an acronym for Social Security Income.

Social Security is a social insurance program to which you contribute as you work. If you accumulate enough work credits, you are entitled to a monthly payment. You can also access Social Security if payments from a deceased spouse’s account or having a disability with sufficient work credits.

General Payment Schedule For Social Security Checks

Your Social Security check will come around the same time each month. Below is more information regarding when you can generally expect to receive your SSI check each month.

Social Security check payment
Your Social Security check typically comes around the same time each month however weekends could delay your SSI payment.

When Do I Receive My SSI Check?

If you are eligible for SSI, your payment will likely be paid on the 1st of the month. If the 1st of the month is on a weekend then you will likely either receive your check the Friday before or Monday after the first.

When Will I Get My SSDI Check?

Your SSDI check will be deposited on one of these dates:

  • The 3rd of the month – If you receive both SSI and SSDI or you began receiving Social Security prior to May 1997, you will get your SSDI check on the 3rd of the month.
  • 2nd Wednesday of the month – If you only receive SSDI and your birthday is between the 1st and 10th.
  • 3rd Wednesday of the month – You only receive SSDI and your birthday is between the 11th and 20th.
  • 4th Wednesday of the month – You only get an SSDI check and your birthday is between the 21st and 31st of the month.

Many SSDI beneficiaries receive their payments on a Wednesday. If you started receiving Social Security before May 1997 or you get both SSI and SSDI benefits will typically receive them on the 2nd or 3rd of the month.

October 2022 Social Security Payment Schedule

Below is the October 2022 payment schedule for Social Security and SSI checks.

October 2022 Payment Schedule For Social Security Checks

You can anticipate getting your monthly payment on the following days if you get a Social Security check:

  • Monday, October 3rd – If you receive both Social Security and SSI or you started receiving Social Security prior to May 1997.
  • Wednesday, October 12th – If your birthday falls between the 1st and 10th.
  • Wednesday, October 19th – If your birthday falls between the 11th and 20th.
  • Wednesday, October 26th – If your birthday falls between the 21st and 31st.

October 2022 Payment Schedule For SSI Checks

Your October 2022 SSI check will be deposited into your account on:

  • Friday, September 30th

What Time Will My Bank Receive My Social Security Check?

The bank’s policy will determine when you receive your Social Security payment deposit. The majority of banks typically deliver Social Security check payments the day your money is due, which is usually between 4 a.m. and 8 a.m.

I Did Not Get My Social Security Check This Month. Now What?

Try the following if you didn’t get your Social Security check this month:

  1. Call your bank first to see if there were any delays getting your payment. If there were no delays, next call the Social Security Administration at 800.772.1213. Social Security asks that you wait 3 days before calling them.
  2. Another option is to call or visit your local Social Security office.

How To Find A Social Security Office Near You

To find the closes Social Security office, you’ll need to visit the Social Security website and use their “Find A Social Security Office” tool. Here you can find the closes SSI office by typing your zip code and clicking “Search”.

Conclusion

Here are the Social Security payout dates for the month of October 2022:

  • Friday, September 30th – If you receive an SSI check.
  • Monday, October 3rd – If you receive both Social Security and SSI or you started receiving Social Security prior to May 1997. 
  • Wednesday, October 12th – If your birthday falls between the 1st and 10th.
  • Wednesday, October 19th – If your birthday falls between the 11th and 20th.
  • Wednesday, October 26th – If your birthday falls between the 21st and 31st. 

If your check is delayed you’ll want to start by calling your bank. Ask them if there are any delays processing your SSI check. If the bank does not have any issues, then contact the Social Security Administration at 800.772.1213.

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