A NH has freeze insured status in a quarter if he/she:
Has at least 20 QC's in a period of 40 consecutive calendar quarters ending with that
quarter; (see RS 00301.140 for alternative applicable to disability before age 31; see RS 00301.150 for statutory blindness exception); and
IMPORTANT: If the worker is an alien whose SSN was first assigned on or after January 1, 2004,
then he/she must meet additional requirements under Section 211 of the Social Security
Protection Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-203), to be insured and to establish entitlement
based on his/her earnings. See RS 00301.102 for a full discussion of these requirements.