Form

Funeral Expenses Payment claim form

Use the adult or child claim form and notes to apply for a Funeral Expenses Payment by post.

Applies to England, Scotland and Wales

Documents

Funeral Expenses Payment claim form: adult

Funeral Expenses Payment notes: adult

Funeral Expenses Payment claim form: child

Funeral Expenses Payment notes: child

Details

The easiest way to apply for a Funeral Expenses Payment is by phone.

Contact the Bereavement Service helpline to claim by phone. An adviser will also help you claim any other bereavement benefits you might be entitled to.

What to do with the form and any documents

You can also claim by post. Send the form and any documents to:

Freepost DWP Funeral Payments

You do not need to use a postcode or a stamp.

Or take the form and any documents to your nearest jobcentre.

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Published 1 October 2013
Last updated 21 September 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated Funeral Expenses Payment claim form for a child in English and Welsh.

  2. Updated 'Funeral Expenses Payment claim for: child' in Welsh with the September 2020 version.

  3. Replaced the Funeral Expenses Payment claim form for a child with the September 2020 version.

  4. Added updated versions of the claim forms and notes.

  5. Added updated versions of SF200 funeral expenses claim forms. The forms must now be signed by hand.

  6. Added updated versions of SF200 funeral expenses claim forms - adult and child in English and Welsh and SF200 adult notes in Welsh.

  7. Added Welsh Funeral Expenses Payment claim form and notes for a child.

  8. Replaced adult claim form and notes with updated versions. Also added a new claim form and notes for a child.

  9. Published revised version of forms SF200 and SF200W and guidance notes for both versions.

  10. Published revised version of forms SF200 and SF200W.

  11. First published.