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Pension Credit factsheet

This factsheet provides extra information about Pension Credit.

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Pension Credit: Extra information

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Welsh: Credyd Pensiwn: Gwybodaeth ychwanegol

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Details

This factsheet explains the February 2019 changes to Pension Credit for people with children.

It also explains the changes from April 2016 that affected:

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

Find out how to claim Pension Credit.

Published 11 April 2013
Last updated 14 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated the factsheet to reflect that, from February 2019, an additional amount of Pension Credit is available for people who look after a child or qualifying young person.
  2. Published revised factseet with information about the temporary absence abroad rules from 28 July 2016.
  3. Published revised Welsh PDF with changes from April 2016 taken into account.
  4. Published revised English PDF with changes from April 2016 taken into account.
  5. Published the Pension Credit factsheet in place of the leaflet which is no longer available.
  6. Added Pension Credit - extra information factsheet.
  7. Added revised versions of leaflets.
  8. Published updated versions of the Pension Credit leaflets on 7 April 2014.
  9. First published.