This page is specifically for those who have never previously registered with WIBSS or any of the previous UK Schemes. If you are currently a Welsh beneficiary of any the UK schemes, you will automatically transfer to the WIBSS, provided you have given your consent. Equally, if there has been a change in your health condition and you wish to apply for advanced payments, more details can be found under your dedicated Existing members page.
If you are a new applicant who has never received support from any UK scheme and you believe that you were infected with Hepatitis C and/or HIV, as a result of NHS treatment with infected blood, blood products or tissue in the UK prior to September 1991 please apply as soon as possible.
In addition, we also welcome applications if you are within the following criteria;
People who contracted the infection from someone who falls into the above group, under one of the following circumstances;
- They are, or were, the spouse or civil partner of the person from whom the virus was transmitted
- They are, or were, living with the person from whom the virus was transmitted as partners in a long term relationship
- They are the child of an infected mother
Dependant on your health conditions, please use the relevant form below to make a first time application
If you are a managing the estate of someone who died before they could register with us, or any of the previous UK schemes, please contact the scheme by here for guidance on the steps required to apply.
In addition, please review the Full Eligibility Criteria for Management of Estate.
If you are a widow, widower or partner of someone who died before they could register with us, or any of the previous UK schemes, please contact the scheme by here for guidance on the steps required to apply.
Please note; if your partner was previously registered to receive payments, please see your dedicated Existing Members page.