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Funeral Payments

What is a Funeral Payment?

If you’re on a low income and need help to pay for a funeral you’re arranging, you may be able to get a Funeral Payment.

Am I eligible?

Getting a Funeral Payment depends on:

  • the benefits and tax credits you’re getting
  • your relationship with the person who died
  • any other money other than your personal savings

How do I claim?

If you’re the surviving husband, wife or civil partner you can make a claim over the phone by contacting the Bereavement Service. They’ll help you claim any funeral costs or bereavement benefits you may be entitled to.

Who to contact

Telephone
0345 606 0265
Website
https://www.gov.uk
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