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Payments

The amount for each Carer's Allowance Supplement payment in 2021 is £231.40.

You do not have to apply for Carer's Allowance Supplement. You'll get two payments a year if you qualify.

For 2021:

  • most carers will get their first payment on 16 June 2021 - you'll get this payment, if you're getting Carer's Allowance on 12 April 2021
  • the second payment will be in December 2021 - you'll get this payment, if you're getting Carer's Allowance on 11 October 2021

Social Security Scotland will write to you before each payment. Contact Social Security Scotland if you think you should have been paid Carer's Allowance Supplement.

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