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Bereavement benefits

At a difficult time, it is important to have an understanding of what financial help you can get. If you are married, or in a civil partnership, and your partner dies, you may be able to get some help.

Claiming Bereavement Support Payment

How to apply for Bereavement Support Payment, which you might get if your husband, wife or civil partner died on or after 6 April 2017.

Bereavement benefits before 6 April 2017

Payments available if your spouse or civil partner died on or before 5 April 2017.