January 16, 2023

Pension Credit

if you are over the State Pension age and on a low income, this gives you extra support with your living and housing costs. If you receive Pension Credit you can also get other help, such as: • Housing Benefit • Support for mortgage interest payments • a Council Tax discount • a free TV licence if you’re aged 75 or over • help with NHS dental treatment, glasses and transport costs for hospital appointments You can apply for Pension Credit up to four months before you reach the State Pension age. Eligible claims made after you reach state pension age will only be backdated by three months. If you have already applied for your state pension you can apply for Pension Credits. Call: 0800 99 1234. Textphone: 0800 169 0133 Relay UK (if you cannot hear or speak on the phone): 18001 then 0800 99 1234 https://apply-for-pension-credit.service.gov.uk/start