Funeral Support Payment is a Social Security Scotland payment to pay towards some funeral costs for the person responsible for the costs per criteria, the claimant or partner has certain benefits or tax credits, the person who died lived in the UK the funeral is being held in the UK or in some circumstances in the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland. When the person has died, until 6 months after the date of their funeral.

For more information on Funeral Support Payment and to find out if you’re eligible to claim it, visit GOV.UK – Funeral Support Payment.

Social Security Scotland
Telephone: 0800 182 2222
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