Providing proof of savings, investments and capital
If you or your partner are of working age and have £6,000 or more combined in savings, you will need to provide proof of your capital and savings.
The following documents are acceptable as proof of savings and capital:
- bank statements/building society books - they must show the full details of the transactions for the two months prior to the time you are claiming benefit for
- any other capital/investments such as bonds, stocks and shares, national savings certificates, ISAs, unit trusts, premium bonds
- land interest