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Backdated disability premiums

Claims for any of the 3 disability premiums can be backdated:

  • Disability Premium
  • Enhanced Disability Premium
  • Severe Disability Premium

The Department for Work and Pensions or your local authority should backdate your premium if all of the following apply to you:

  • you have started receiving a benefit which means you qualify for a disability premium
  • your claim for the qualifying benefit is backdated

Who to contact

Contact the organisation that pays your disability premium. Ask them to backdate your disability premium if they do not do this automatically.

This will be:

Last reviewed by Scope on: 11/02/2022

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