Guidance

Pension Credit factsheet

This factsheet explains Pension Credit, including the changes from 6 April 2016 and the effect of temporary absence abroad.

Documents

Pension Credit: Extra information

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Welsh: Credyd Pensiwn: Gwybodaeth ychwanegol

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Detail

The changes from 6 April 2016 affected:

  • Savings Credit
  • Assessed Income Periods (AIPs) – periods when you don’t have to report certain changes to pensions, savings and investments

How to claim

Go to – www.gov.uk/pension-credit/how-to-claim