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2.2.12 Special payments verification


The following table lists the verification required for the payments/benefits in the special payments grouping. If more detail is required about specific verification, the second column indicates where you will find this.

Verification required More detail
Special benefit
Proof of identity 2.2.1 Verifying identity
Age 2.2.2 Verifying personal details
Residence Residence requirements Qualification for SpB
Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment
Only minimum proof of identity 2.2.1 Verifying identity

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