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Not everyone with disability or a medical condition can get DSP. If you can’t get DSP, you may be able to get other payments.
To get Disability Support Pension (DSP), you need to meet both:
- non-medical rules
- medical rules.
To find out if this is the right payment for you, read more about who can get it.
There’s help available if you’re looking for a job. Read more about help to find work while getting DSP.
If you get DSP and you're nearing Age Pension age, you can choose to transfer to Age Pension. We'll write to you to ask whether you want to transfer. It's important that you let us know your decision.
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Who can get it
You need to meet both non-medical and medical rules to get Disability Support Pension (DSP).
How we assess your claim
When you claim Disability Support Pension (DSP), we assess if you meet both non-medical and medical rules.
How to claim
Complete the following steps to claim Disability Support Pension online. Before you start, check if you can get it.
How much you can get
How much Disability Support Pension (DSP) you can get depends on your age and living conditions.
What your commitments are
There are things you must do to keep getting your Disability Support Pension (DSP).