There are strict eligibility criteria around significant financial hardship withdrawals. If you are eligible, complete the hardship withdrawal form.
To make a Significant Financial Hardship withdrawal you must firstly be eligible. This means you must meet one (or more) of the following criteria:
- If you are a home-owner, you cannot pay your mortgage
- If you or a dependent has a disability you are unable to pay for modifications to your home to meet special needs
- You cannot pay for medical treatment for you or a dependent
- You are unable to pay for funeral costs for a dependent family member
- You cannot meet minimum living expenses such as power, water and food bills
- You are unable to meet the cost of palliative care for you or a dependent
The quiz at the bottom of this article can help with clarifying whether you may be eligible.
If you are eligible, click here to download a copy of the hardship withdrawal form.
Please note significant financial hardship withdrawal applications can take up to 15 working days to be processed.
To prevent delays, please ensure:
- Everything from the checklist is included
- You complete every page of the withdrawal form
- You provide acceptable proof and evidence for all claims