Bereavement Support Payment eligibility extended – how to claim | Personal Finance | Finance

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To qualify, claimants must have met the eligibility criteria for either Bereavement Support Payment or Widowed Parent’s Allowance on or after August 30, 2018.

This means those who lost their partner before April 6, 2017, might be able to receive the legacy benefit Widowed Parent’s Allowance, should they be found to have been eligible for this on August 30, 2018.

Similarly, a surviving parent who lost their partner on or after April 6, 2017, may be eligible for its replacement, Bereavement Support Payment, should they have been qualified for this on August 30, 2018.

Bereavement Support Payment rate 2023

Those who were married or in a registered civil partnership with the person who died and was in receipt of Child Benefit(or did not get it but were entitled to it), will get the higher rate.

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