Claiming Low Income Supplement
You can claim the Low Income Supplement using your Centrelink online account through myGov.
Before you start
Test your eligibility for the Low Income Supplement by using the Low Income Supplement self assessment tool.
Soon, myGov will be the only way to access your Centrelink online account. Why not start using myGov now?
Our online accounts are a secure, convenient and easy way to start a claim for Low Income Supplement. Once you have completed your claim online, bring the supporting documents requested on the claim form to a service centre within 14 days.
If you do not have a Centrelink online account
If you have a Customer Reference Number (CRN) then you can complete your registration now.
If you do not have a CRN you will receive a Customer Access Number (CAN) to get you started.
Once you are registered for a Centrelink online account you can create a myGov account. A myGov account will allow you to link your current Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support online accounts with one user name and one password.
Read more on the myGov website.
You may need to provide identity documents and details of your and your partner’s income and assets. This will help us assess your claim accurately, based on your and your partner's personal circumstances.
We will inform you of the outcome of your claim.
You have the right to appeal any decision we make. Read more about reviews and appeals.