- People expecting to receive benefits and credits on Monday 19 September will be paid early
- Benefits and credits will be paid on Friday 16 September, the last working day before the bank holiday
The Department for Work and Pensions and HM Revenue and Customs have put arrangements in place to ensure all benefits and credits due to be paid on this date – now a bank holiday for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral – will be delivered in advance.
People who are due to receive payments on Monday 19 September will instead be paid on Friday 16 September, the last working day before the State Funeral.
This arrangement follows standard DWP and HMRC protocol that sees benefit and credit payment dates brought forward in line with national bank holidays.
The full list of payments affected are:
- Attendance Allowance
- Carer’s Allowance
- Disability Living Allowance
- Employment and Support Allowance
- Income Support
- Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
- Jobseeker’s Allowance
- Pension Credit
- Personal Independence Payment
- State Pension
- Universal Credit
- Child Benefit/Guardian’s Allowance
- Working Tax Credits
- Child Tax Credits
People due payments and credits on Monday 19 September – the date of the bank holiday for the State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II – are being paid throughout the day on Friday 16 September, as planned.
People due payments and credits on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 September will also be paid as normal, but throughout the day of their expected payment date. There is no need to call us to check, as payments will be made. We advise people to check their accounts later in the day.
Customer phonelines are available to help with any other enquiries.
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Additional information about bank holiday payments has been added to the ‘further information’ section.
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