You need to meet eligibility requirements to get the Pension Loans Scheme, and how much you'll get.
In this section
About the scheme
You can apply for a non-taxable loan if you need extra income or help for a short time or an indefinite period.
Who can get it
You may be able to apply for a payment under the Pension Loans Scheme if you meet certain requirements.
Costs and interest rate
You must pay any costs associated with setting up a loan under the Pension Loans Scheme.
Repay the loan
You can repay the loan you get under the Pension Loans Scheme in part or full at any time.
How much you get
The amount you get each fortnight can be up to the maximum rate of income support payment you qualify for.
Security of the loan
You can get a loan up to the maximum rate of income support payment you qualify for, under the Pension Loans Scheme.