Bereavement Support Payment
You may be able to get Bereavement Support Payment if your husband, wife or civil partner died on or after 6 April 2017.
Who can apply
You could be eligible if your partner either:
- paid National Insurance contributions for at least 25 weeks
- died because of an accident at work or a disease caused by work.
When they died you must have been:
- under State Pension age
- living in the UK
You cannot claim Bereavement Support Payment if you’re in prison.
How to claim
You can claim Bereavement Support Payment by:
- downloading a claim form from GOV.UK
- contacting the Bereavement service helpline on 0800 731 0469.