Guidance

Pension Credit: technical guidance

Find out what Pension Credit is, how it's worked out, the eligibility rules and how to apply.

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A detailed guide to Pension Credit for advisers and others

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The Pension Credit technical guidance (PC10S) is intended for use by professional and voluntary advisers, and by members of the public who want more information. It explains what Pension Credit is, how it’s worked out, the eligibility rules and how to apply.

Read information for people who want to claim Pension Credit – www.gov.uk/pension-credit

Published 30 September 2013
Last updated 9 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Published revised version that takes the new rates from April 2018 into account.
  2. Published revised version that takes changes from April 2017 into account.
  3. Published revised guide with information about the temporary absence abroad rules from 28 July 2016.
  4. Updated the guide to take account of the April 2016 changes to benefit rates, Savings Credit rules and Assessed Income Period rules. The guide also includes the latest information on ‘pension flexibilities’ and takes account of the July 2016 changes to the rules ontemporary absence from Great Britain.
  5. Published updated guide with various amendments to bring it in line with the current rules for Pension Credit.
  6. Published updated guide with various amendments to bring it in line with the current rules for Pension Credit.
  7. First published.