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Can you still receive the third-party compensation (TPCA)?

Verified 01 April 2023 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

Yeah. Yeah. This allowance was replaced in 2006 by the Disability Compensation Benefit (DCP)However, you can continue to benefit from it if you were already collecting it. To do this, you must continue to meet the following 5 conditions:

  • Have a disability rate of at least 80% recognized by the Committee on the Rights and Autonomy of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
  • Using a third party
  • Reside in Metropolitan France or in Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Reunion, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint-Martin or Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon
  • Be of French nationality or have a valid residence permit
  • Have resources less than or equal to the resource limits to receive the Disabled Adult Allowance (DAA)
Tableau - AAH Resource Ceilings

Number dependent children within the meaning of family benefits

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there is no age limit for continuing to collect CPSA. However, from the age of 60, you can ask to benefit from Custom Autonomy Allocation (Apa) in place of CPPA.

The amount of the CPWA varies depending on your condition and the degree of need for a third party.

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Your condition requires the help of one person for all the essential acts of life

You can collect the full-rate CPSA by an amount of €969 per month.

Your condition requires the help of a person only for certain essential acts of life

You can collect the CCA at a reduced rate of between €484.36 and €847.63 per month.

Please note

a person with blindness (no or less than 1/20 central vision)e of the normal rate) is considered to meet the conditions for the award and maintenance of the full rate CPSA.

The amounts paid to you do not have to be repaid by your heirs upon your death.


you can benefit from a tax credit for employment of a person.