Disability premiums

What you'll get

You can get the basic disability premium and extra amounts on top of this.

The basic disability premium is:

  • £33.55 per week for a single person
  • £47.80 per week for a couple

Extra amounts

Severe disability premium

You’ll get:

  • £64.30 if either you or your partner qualify
  • £128.60 if both you and your partner qualify

Enhanced disability premium

You’ll get:

  • £16.40 for single people
  • £23.55 for couples if at least one of you qualifies

Use a benefits calculator to work out how much you can get.

How you’re paid

All benefits, pensions and allowances are paid into an account such as your bank account.

There is a limit on the total amount of benefit that most people aged 16 to 64 can get. This is called a benefit cap.