How to get it

You don’t need to apply for Carer Supplement. If you’re eligible, we’ll pay it straight into your bank account.

If you think you’re eligible and you haven’t got Carer Supplement by early August you can:

  1. Sign in to myGov.
  2. Select Payments and claims, followed by Manage payments and My payments and check to see if we’ve paid you.
  3. Check the bank account details you told us are correct.

Sign in to myGov

If the payment isn’t showing, call our Disability, sickness and carers line.

You'll get the Carer Supplement in one lump sum each year for as long as you’re eligible.

If your payment is income managed

The full amount you get will go into either your:

Page last updated: 16 October 2023.
QC 49376