People can apply for Pension Credit by using the government’s online portal.
They will need their National Insurance number, information about income and savings, as well as bank account details.
There is also another instance where households could be entitled to a discount on the TV Licence.
The terms of eligibility have been clearly laid out by the TV Licensing company to ensure those to whom they apply will receive the support they need.
If a person, or someone they live with, is blind – severely sight impaired – regardless of their age they could receive a discount on TV Licence payments.