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If you do not receive a Winter Heating Payment

Payments for winter 2022 are expected to be made from February 2023. You’ll receive a letter from Social Security Scotland before they make the payment.

Tell Social Security Scotland if you think you’re eligible for Winter Heating Payment but have not received a payment.

You can tell Social Security Scotland by:

  • calling them 
  • completing and sending them a Winter Heating Payment request form 

Request by phone 

You can call Social Security Scotland free on 0800 182 2222 to request Winter Heating Payment. Opening times are Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.

Find out what to do if you need help contacting Social Security Scotland, or are calling from abroad.

If you're a British Sign Language user, you can use the contactSCOTLAND app to contact Social Security Scotland by video call.

Request by paper form

You can fill out a paper form to request Winter Heating Payment. 

You can either:

Get help to request Winter Heating Payment

The Social Security Scotland Local Delivery service can help you to complete a Winter Heating Payment request form. Find out more about help to request Winter Heating Payment.

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