Cold weather payment

You'll get a payment if the average temperature in your area is recorded as, or forecast to be, zero degrees Celsius or below for 7 consecutive days.

You'll get £25 for each seven day period of very cold weather between 1 November and 31 March.

Eligibility

You may get Cold Weather Payments if you're getting:

  • Pension Credit
  • Income Support
  • income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Universal Credit
  • Support for Mortgage Interest

You do not need to apply. If you're eligible you will be paid it automatically.

Visit: Gov.uk - Cold weather payment for further information.

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