Waiting period for Farm Household Allowance

You may have to wait a period of time to get Farm Household Allowance depending on your circumstances.

Liquid assets waiting periods will not apply to FHA claims granted on or after 5 April 2017.

Ordinary Waiting Periods will not apply to FHA claims granted on or after 5 April 2017.

The time you spend waiting doesn’t count as part of your 3 years of entitlement to Farm Household Allowance.

Other waiting periods may be applied depending on your circumstance.

Page last updated: 7 November 2017