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Going Abroad - Constant Attendance Allowance

If you are receiving Constant Attendance Allowance, this may be affected if you go abroad.

Temporary absence

Payable in EC countries (which includes Iceland and Norway by virtue of the European Economic Area (EEA) Agreement) and certain countries with which we have a Reciprocal Agreement/Convention, subject to the normal UK statutory conditions being satisfied.

In non-EC/Reciprocal Agreement/Convention countries it may be payable for up to six months.

Permanent absence

Payable in EC countries (which includes Iceland and Norway by virtue of the European Economic Area (EEA) Agreement) and certain countries with which we have a Reciprocal Agreement/Convention, subject to the normal UK statutory conditions being satisfied.

In non-EC/Reciprocal Agreement/Convention countries benefit entitlement ceases from the date of departure.