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Change to “the Proof of Life Certificate” service

The British Embassy Tunis no longer offers the service of witnessing 'life certificates'

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The British Embassy in Tunis no longer offers the service of witnessing ‘life certificates’ (also known as ‘Declaration of Existence’) issued by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to UK state pensioners living abroad to check their continued eligibility to receive their state pension.

For guidance on how to have the certificate signed, information can be found through the following link click here

Published 7 November 2013
Last updated 7 November 2013 + show all updates
  1. Updated wording in the summary section.
  2. First published.