Christmas Bonus

9.12.28 Updated on:29 November 2021

What is the Christmas Bonus?

A new, targeted Christmas Bonus was introduced in 2016. It is a benefit of £84.87 which will be paid each December.

Who gets the Christmas Bonus?

Christmas Bonus will be paid automatically to these groups of people:

  • people aged 65 or over who, in November, are:
    • members of the 65+ Health Plan and/or
    • receiving Income Support
  • members of Income Support households who in November:
    • have a significant disability and receive the personal care impairment component level two or three
    • are full-time informal carers and receive the carer’s component of Income Support
  • people who claim long term care and who receive means-tested support with their living

When and how is the Bonus paid?

The Christmas Bonus is paid directly into your bank account and should be received by 15th December. After this date, if a payment is not received you should contact Customer and Local Services.

The Christmas Bonus is not payable to anyone living outside the island.

For further information

Please see Christmas Bonus or Contact:

Customer and Local Services
Philip Le Feuvre House
La Motte Street
St Helier

Tel: +44 1534 444444
Email: customerservice@gov.je

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm