Download and complete the Claim for ABSTUDY Student or Australian Apprentice in lawful custody form.
This form can also be completed by a third party claiming money back for essential course costs.
Lawful custody is defined as imprisoned or detained in a corrective institution, remand centre or youth training centre for more than 2 weeks.
With your claim, you must also submit the ABSTUDY Lawful Custody Allowance claim for reimbursement form (SY108).
To fill in this form digitally you will need a computer and Adobe Acrobat Reader, or a similar program. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free. If you can’t complete the form digitally, you can print it, complete it by hand and return it to us following the instructions on the form.
If you have a disability or impairment and use assistive technology, you may not be able to access our forms. If you can’t, please use self service, request someone to deal with us on your behalf, or contact us. We can help you access, complete and submit them.