Read the Pension Credit guidance before you apply.
You can also claim Pension Credit online or by phone.
If you have savings of £10,000 or more
If your money, savings and investments add up to more than £10,000, fill in form PC1H: money, savings and investments. Return this form with your Pension Credit claim form.
Fill in the form on screen
You can only fill in the form on screen using a desktop or laptop computer. You cannot complete the form using a mobile phone or tablet.
If you cannot fill in the form on screen, you can print the claim form and fill it in with a pen.
If you’re using a desktop or laptop computer
Use a PDF reader to open and fill in this form. You can download a free PDF reader online.
If you are using screen reader software to access the form, we recommend that you review all of the notes and the questions on the form before you complete it. As you complete the form, you will be guided through the questions based on the responses you provide.
Do not use your computer’s browser or, if you are an Apple Macintosh user, the Preview application.
You can save data typed into this form if you use a PDF reader. This means that you do not have to fill in the form in one session.
There are reliability issues with some assistive software, which may mean the form will not save properly.
This form will only save if it is both:
- saved onto your computer
- opened in a recent version of PDF reader
The form will not save in:
- versions of Acrobat Reader older than version XI
- some other PDF readers, for example Preview on a Mac or Foxit on a PC
Help using this PDF claim form
For help and advice on the information you need to put on the form or about the benefit you want to claim, contact the Pension Credit claim line.
Contact the DWP Online Helpdesk, if you are having technical difficulties:
- downloading the form
- navigating around the form
- printing the form
DWP online helpdesk
Telephone 0800 169 0154
Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm
Closed weekends and all public and bank holidays
Find out about call charges
If you need this form in a different format
You, a friend or a family member can contact the Pension Credit claim line to ask for:
- a printed copy of the form
- a different format, such as large print, braille or audio CD
You can also contact a voluntary organisation (for example Citizens Advice or Age UK) in your area.