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Lcwra first payment

Bereal Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited September 7 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hello everyone, I applied for UC on 11/5/23 and reported my health condition on the same date, my first UC payment 17/6, I submitted fit note 3/6/23 with started date of 22/2/23, I awarded lcwra on 26/7/23, when my first lcwra payment should be as I'm little confused about it. Thanks 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 49,857 Disability Gamechanger
    Your waiting period will be June/July, July/August, August/Sept.. LCWRA starts from assessment period 11th Sept to 10th October and first payment will be 17th Oct.

    Had you provided your first fit note within 7 days of starting your claim then the first payment would have been earlier but the delay will affect when it's paid from. The backdated fit note won't be accepted because you weren't claiming UC on 22/2/2023.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.


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