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Can my non citizen wife receive survivor benefits when I pass? She does not receive any benefits now and does not have a social security number
@JohnJ85310 wrote:Can my non citizen wife receive survivor benefits when I pass? She does not receive any benefits now and does not have a social security number
Not enough information to be answered here - make an appointment with your nearest Social Security Office. Social Security Office Locator
You do not have to be a citizen to get Social Security benefits but you do have to be eligible to receive them.
The SS Representative will have to know
Your spouse may have to contact USCIS -
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) - Naturalization for Spouses of U.S. Citizens
All other conditions also apply for SS Survivior Benefits like her age and whether or not there are any dependent children.
Social Security: Survivor Benefits
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