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Winter Fuel Payment

You could get between £100 and £300 tax-free to help pay your heating bills if you were born on or before 5 July 1952.

Who can apply

This benefit is aimed at people over the state pension age.

You’ll qualify for Winter Fuel Payment if:

  • You were born on or before 5 July 1952 (for winter 2014 to 2015 - this date changes every year)
  • You’ll be living in the UK throughout the week of 15 to 21 September 2014.

How to apply

  • Visit the GOV.UK website to download an application form
  • Call 0845 915 1515.

Further information

Visit the GOV.UK Winter Fuel Payment pages