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Applications for Increase in Disability Pension

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Why apply for an increase in disability pension

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A veteran who is receiving a disability pension as compensation for an incapacity may apply for an increase in the rate of pension on the grounds that the incapacity has increased since the rate of pension was assessed, or last assessed.    

Who can lodge and application for an increase in disability pension?

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An application for an increase in disability pension may be lodged by:

  • a veteran, or
  • another person on behalf of, and with the approval of, the veteran, or
  • a person approved by Commission where the veteran is unable to approve a person to act on their behalf due to physical or mental incapacity.
Requirements of an application for increase in disability pension

An applicant for an increase in disability pension must provide the following information with their claim: