Bereavement Support Payment

Eligibility

You may be able to get Bereavement Support Payment if your husband, wife or civil partner died on or after 6 April 2017.
 
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:
You cannot claim Bereavement Support Payment if you are in prison.
 
If your husband, wife or civil partner died before 6 April 2017
You may be able to get one or more of the following:

See also:

For further information: