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  3. Significant Financial Hardship Withdrawal

How long does a Significant Financial Hardship withdrawal application take?

Significant Financial Hardship withdrawal applications can take between 10-15 working days to be processed.

It can take 10-15 working days for us to fully assess and finalise your fully-completed Significant Financial Hardship withdrawal application.

If we receive an incomplete application, it may take longer under we have all of the evidence we need.

Please ensure:

  • You complete every page of the withdrawal form,
  • and, provide acceptable proof and evidence for all claims.

We will always endeavour to communicate any changes in your withdrawal application status to you as soon as we can.