Independence Allowance payment rates

Independence Allowance payment rates as of 1 April 2018.

Weekly payment

Independence Allowance is calculated as a weekly financial support and paid:

  • every two weeks within NZ, or
  • every four weeks outside of NZ.

Payment dates

About Independence Allowance

Weekly payment rate

Your impairment percentage determines how much you will receive weekly.

All payment rates are before tax.

Your impairment percentageWeekly payment amount
5-7% NZD$11.18
8-12% NZD$22.35
13-17% NZD$33.52
18-22% NZD$44.69
23-25% NZD$55.87
26-30% NZD$67.04
31-32% NZD$78.21
33-37% NZD$89.38
38-41% NZD$100.56
42-47% NZD$111.73
48-49% NZD$122.90
50% NZD$134.07
51% NZD$145.25
52-54% NZD$156.42
55-57% NZD$167.59
58-61% NZD$178.77
62-66% NZD$189.94
67% NZD$201.12
68-74% NZD$212.28
75% NZD$223.46
76% NZD$234.63
77% NZD$245.81
78% NZD$256.97
79% NZD$268.15
80% NZD$279.32
81% NZD$301.66
82% NZD$324.01
83%

NZD$346.35

84% NZD$368.71
85-100%

NZD$393.28