TN 25 (09-93)

HI 00801.061 Residence and Citizenship/Alien Status Requirements

A. Policy

To be eligible for deemed insured HI, an individual must be a U.S. resident, as defined in section 210(i) of the Act, and be either:

  • a U.S. citizen, or

  • an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence who has resided in the U.S. continuously during the 5 years preceding the month he/she effectively applies for HI.

B. Reference

See GN 00303.800 for a complete discussion of these requirements.


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HI 00801.061 - Residence and Citizenship/Alien Status Requirements - 04/16/2015
Batch run: 04/16/2015
Rev:04/16/2015