If you remarryafter you reach age 60(age 50 if disabled), the remarriage won’t have an effect on your eligibility for survivors benefits. If you turned entitled to retirement benefits less than 12 months in the past, you might be able towithdraw your retirement applicationand apply for survivors benefits only.
If you do that, you’ll be able to reapply for the retirement benefits at a later date when they are going to be larger. If you might be also eligible for retirement advantages (but have not applied but), you could have an additional option. You can apply for retirement or survivors advantages now and change to the other (higher) benefit at a later date. If you already obtain benefits as a spouse, your profit will mechanically convert to survivors benefits after we obtain the report of demise. If you remarryafter you reach age 60(age 50 if disabled), your remarriage is not … Read More