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Armed Forces Independence Payment - How much Armed Forces Independence Payment will I get?

The Armed Forces Independence Payment provides financial support to seriously injured service personnel and veterans

How much Armed Forces Independence Payment will I get?

Armed Forces Independence Payment is paid at a rate of £152.15 per week. This is the same as the enhanced rate of the Personal Independence Payment components and the highest rate of the Disability Living Allowance components.


Armed Forces Independence Payment and other benefits

Armed Forces Independence Payment is not counted as income when calculating your entitlement to means-tested benefits.

Armed Forces Independence Payment and the Benefit Cap

Your household will be exempt from the Benefit Cap if you, your partner or a qualifying young person in your household are entitled to an Armed Forces Independence Payment.

Updated October 2021

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