- have permanent and severe incontinence confirmed by a registered health professional
- be 5 years or older
- be an Australian permanent resident or citizen for as long as you get the payment.
You need to meet eligibility for CAPS.
Information about how much you can get, how we pay and why it won’t count as income.
Complete the following steps to apply for CAPS. Before you start, check if you can get it.
What you need to do and the options you have to manage your payment.
Page last updated: 17 June 2019