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Apply for Disability Living Allowance

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is a benefit you can get if you need help getting around 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 can no longer apply online for Disability Living Allowance. You can apply for Disability Living Allowance:

You can ask the Benefit Enquiry Line to send you an application form

You can download an application form below.

Download an application form

If you are over 16 and under 65, you need to fill in an application form for Disability Living Allowance.

If you are claiming for a child under 16, you must use a claim form for a child:

When you have filled in the form you can:

When assessing your claim for payment, the Social Security Agency uses the date they received you application form, not the date you downloaded the form.

Ask for an application form

You can collect an application form for  Disability Living Allowance from the Social Security Agency.

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