Claiming benefits if you live, move or travel abroad

7. Bereavement benefits

European Economic Area (EEA) countries

If you move to an EEA country, Switzerland or Gibraltar, and you’re eligible, you can claim the following:

Countries outside the EEA

You may also be able to claim bereavement benefits if you move to one of the following:

  • Barbados
  • Bermuda
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Canada
  • Channel Islands
  • Israel
  • Jamaica
  • Kosovo
  • Macedonia
  • Mauritius
  • Montenegro
  • New Zealand
  • the Philippines
  • Serbia
  • Turkey
  • USA

The rate and eligibility criteria may vary between countries.

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