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Claim forms for Winter Fuel Payment 2013/2014
« on: September 02, 2013, 08:26:02 AM »
If you live in the UK you usually get a Winter Fuel Payment automatically if you get the State Pension or another social security benefit (not Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction or Child Benefit).

Use this form to claim a Winter Fuel Payment for winter 2013 to 2014, if you do not get it automatically.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/224314/WFP1.pdf

Someone else may help you fill in this form, but you should sign it yourself if you are able to. If someone else signs the form for you, they should explain why they have done so, for example, because they have been appointed to act on your behalf or they hold Power of Attorney. If someone else signs your form, we may need to contact you for additional information.

Use this form to claim a Winter Fuel Payment for winter 2013 to 2014, if you’re living in another EEA country or Switzerland.
 Please complete this claim form only if you are:
 •living in another EEA country or in Switzerland or

 Please complete this claim form only if you are:

•living in another EEA country or in Switzerland or
•not resident in the UK. See Note 2 at Part 6 at the end of this form for a list of EEA countries.

Your entitlement to a Winter Fuel Payment depends on your circumstances in the qualifying week. To qualify for winter 2013/14, you must have been born on or before 05 January 1952. The qualifying week for winter 2013/14 is 16-22 September 2013.

 Please note time limits apply to Winter Fuel Payment claims and we must receive your claim form for winter 2013/14 on or by 31 March 2014. But if we have asked you to complete the claim form outside this time limit, please do so and return it immediately.

What to do now Please fill in this form and send it back to us in the envelope we have sent you. Do NOT complete this form if:

•you are not going to live in another EEA country or in Switzerland, or
•you are resident in the UK.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/236367/WFP3EEA.pdf

Regards
AO