Farm Household Allowance

About waiting periods

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 4 years of entitlement to Farm Household Allowance.

Depending on your circumstance, other waiting periods may apply.

Page last updated: 4 December 2018