Disability Support Pension
Financial help if you have a permanent physical, intellectual or psychiatric condition that stops you from working.
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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.
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.
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You need to meet both non-medical and medical rules to get Disability Support Pension (DSP).
When you claim Disability Support Pension (DSP), we assess if you meet both non-medical and medical rules.
Complete the following steps to claim Disability Support Pension online. Before you start, check if you can get it.
How much Disability Support Pension (DSP) you can get depends on your age and living conditions.
Page last updated: 24 September 2020
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