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Apply for Incapacity Benefit (form SC1)

If you can't work because of illness or disability you may be able to get Incapacity Benefit (IB), a weekly payment for people under State Pension age.

Overview

If you'd like more information before applying, use the link below to find out about:

  • eligibility
  • the amount you may receive
  • the Personal Capability Assessment
  • medical examination
  • 'permitted work' - rules about working while claiming Incapacity Benefit

How to use this service

Contact your local Jobcentre Plus to claim Incapacity Benefit. You can find the address and phone number of your local office in the local telephone directory or online.

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