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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Details

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

Published 11 April 2013
Last updated 28 July 2016 + full page history
  1. Published revised factseet with information about the temporary absence abroad rules from 28 July 2016.
  2. Published revised Welsh PDF with changes from April 2016 taken into account.
  3. Published revised English PDF with changes from April 2016 taken into account.
  4. Published the Pension Credit factsheet in place of the leaflet which is no longer available.
  5. Added Pension Credit - extra information factsheet.
  6. Added revised versions of leaflets.
  7. Published updated versions of the Pension Credit leaflets on 7 April 2014.
  8. First published.