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When should my backdated payment come through? It's not showing on this month's payment

aroui76 Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited October 2021 in Universal Credit (UC)
hi i am new to all this really need advice and dont know where to ask i have just been awarded WCA been accepted and shows ill get extra benifit this month its been backdated from june till now but no backdate pay has shown up or have not heard about any back date even tho i have left messages in my journal noone has got back to me regarding any back date as i should recieve at least 4 montsh worth does anyone know do you get backdated and when as it doent show on my payments just what i recieve for this month 


  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 13,329 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community 

    Back pay is made as a separate payment and they will need to calculate your payment this can take a while 

    You should be paid from the 4th assessment period after you reported the medical condition 
  • aroui76
    aroui76 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    thank you very much for your help on this it helped a lot so i could wait up to a few months yet before i get any back date pay i take it i get confussed with all this stuff just thankful i got awarded thats what matters mostly. 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 25,627 Disability Gamechanger
    If you've been found to have LCWRA then there's a 3 full month assessment period waiting time. The extra money is then paid from the 4 month of your claim starting from when you first reported your health condition. Whether they owe you any money will totally depend on those exact dates.


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