Your letter will say if you need to call a helpline by February 26, 2021 to confirm your details.
Your electricity supplier will apply the discount to your bill by March 31, 2021.
The “broader group” is not automatic and requires you to apply directly to your supplier.
Different suppliers may have different criteria, so you should contact your supplier to ask what you need to do.
Most suppliers open applications for the broader group over summer and fill places on a first come, first served basis.
The discount will not affect your Cold Weather Payment or Winter Fuel Payment.