An old payment for non-working partners of people on income support that’s closed to new claims.
New grants of Partner Allowance stopped on 20 September 2003. If you already get Partner Allowance, you must continue to meet the income and assets test.
In this section
Eligibility & payment rates
You need to meet eligibility requirements to get Partner Allowance, and how much you'll get.
Managing your payment
Your options and obligations for Partner Allowance.
Tools, information and other services we offer.
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with Partner Allowance.