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Wednesday, 3 October 2023

Apply for Disability Living Allowance

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is a benefit you can get if you need help getting around and/or looking after yourself because you are ill, disabled or terminally ill. You can also claim Disability Living Allowance for an ill or disabled child.


You are eligible to claim Disability Living Allowance if you are under 65 when you claim.

If you are claiming for the first time, please find out more about Disability Living Allowance by using the 'disabled people section' link below. There's information about eligibility, the amount you may receive and what to do if your circumstances change.

How to use this service

From the Department for Work and Pensions website you can:

  • claim online
  • download a claim form in PDF format
  • download a claim form to complete on your computer

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