Disability Allowance: Eligibility, Procedure, and Required Documents

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What is it?

Disability Allowance is a weekly allowance paid to people with a disability. You can get Disability Allowance from 16 years of age.

Who needs it?

If you have a disability which requires ongoing medical treatment or impedes your ability to work, you may be eligible for benefits.


  1. You are required to have your disability diagnosed by a medical professional.
  2. Submitted documents must demonstrate evidence of your disability and how it affects your ability to work.
  3. Complete an application form.
  4. Submit the form along with your medical evidence to the appropriate government department.
  5. Wait for a decision to be made.

Required Documents

  1. Medical certificate from a healthcare provider
  2. Completed Disability Allowance application form
  3. Verification documents including identification and residential status

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Additional details

It’s crucial to gather as much evidence as possible to support your claim. This includes medical records, letters from healthcare professionals, and even testimonials from people who can vouch for your situation.

Note: It may take a while for the application to be processed and for payments to begin. It’s important to start this process as early as possible and to check on the status of your application regularly. Also, remember that the amount of the allowance you receive may depend on other income.


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