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Funeral Payments

Funeral Payment offers financial assistance to those with a low income to help with the cost of a funeral

How much you will get depends on your circumstances and if you are eligible.

In order to receive a Funeral Payment you must be responsible for the funeral and:

  • claim in time (within 3 months of the funeral);
  • be in receipt of certain benefits; and
  • meet the rules on your relationship with the deceased. 

To make a claim, complete the Funeral Payment (SF200) claim form. This is available online. Return to your local Jobcentre Plus in the post.

Please visit the website for more information.

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Last updated: 25 Feb 2020