Categories :

How do I contact DWP from abroad?

How do I contact DWP from abroad?

Contact the DWP on 0345 600 0723, Textphone 0345 600 0743.

How do I contact a UK pension from abroad?


  1. State Pension. Telephone: +44 (0) 191 218 7777.
  2. Pro-rata Employment and Support Allowance (PRESA)
  3. Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  4. Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB)
  5. Jobseeker’s Allowance.
  6. Bereavement Support Payment or Widowed Parent’s Allowance.
  7. Incapacity Benefit and Maternity Allowance.

How do I contact the DWP?

It is important that our telephone lines are available for our most vulnerable customers. Using your online account as much as possible will help protect this service.

  1. Telephone: 0800 328 5644.
  2. Textphone: 0800 328 1344.
  3. Welsh language: 0800 328 1744.

How do I notify the Pension Service of change of address?

Phone lines of the Pension Service are open Monday to Friday, from 9.30am to 3.30pm, and you can call them on 0800 731 0469. Alternatively, you can use the textphone service on 0800 731 0464, or Relay (if you cannot hear or speak on the phone) by dialling 18001 then 0800 731 0469.

How long can you be out of the country on benefits?

Going abroad temporarily You can claim the following benefits if you’re going abroad for up to 13 weeks (or 26 weeks if it’s for medical treatment): Attendance Allowance. Disability Living Allowance. Personal Independence Payment.

Can I withdraw my UK pension if I leave the country?

You can claim and receive a UK State Pension while living overseas. But Pension Credit stops when you move overseas permanently. This is a means-tested benefit, which can top up your weekly income. Your State Pension can be paid to a UK bank or building society account, or to an overseas account in the local currency.

How long does it take to process State Pension claim?

You can claim your deferred State Pension at any time. It may take six to eight weeks before it is assessed and paid.

How can I change the account my pension is paid into?

To change the bank account your pension is being paid into please complete a change of address and bank details form. You should include the details of both the account that your pension is currently being paid to, as well as the bank details you wish to change to.

Are you allowed to go abroad when on benefits?

Luckily, you can travel within the country with no sanctions, and you can continue claiming a range of benefits, including universal credit, if you leave the UK temporarily for up to a month. Only your retirement allowance or industrial death and injury disablement benefits won’t be affected by you going abroad.

Can I go abroad if im on PIP?

Disability Benefits: Attendance Allowance (AA), Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Disability Living Allowance (DLA) If you’re going abroad temporarily, you can keep claiming these benefits for up to 13 weeks.