Contact details for the Bereavement Benefits section, who deal with all the enquiries about the payment of bereavement benefits
Bereavement Benefits, Mail Opening Unit
PO Box 42
Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
If you use sign language
You can use British Sign Language (BSL) or Irish Sign Language (ISL) to contact Bereavement Benefits:
To use the video relay service:
- Check that you can use the BSL video relay service
- Check that you can use the ISL video relay service
- contact Bereavement Benefits via the video relay service
- The interpreter will check whether you require BSL or ISL.
This service is for Northern Ireland residents only.
If you are transgender and wish to make a claim or have a query, you can email: KNOCKBREDA.MAKETHECALL.SCR@DFCNI.GOV.UK.
If you need to report the death of someone who was getting a social security benefit such as State Retirement Pension, Attendance Allowance, Employment Support Allowance or Disability Living Allowance you should ring the Bereavement Service: