Who gets their check this Wednesday?


ENERGY CHECK. Many French people should receive their energy check today, Wednesday April 6! And in particular the inhabitants of 30 departments. What amount? For whom ? We tell you everything.

[Mis à jour le 6 avril 2022 à 14h42] The distribution of the energy check continues this Wednesday, April 6 with 30 apartments affected. Take a look in your mailbox if you haven’t already, there might be a little surprise inside. Know that this week already marks the second payment of the energy check. This second round of payments runs from April 4 to 8, 2022. So don’t worry if you haven’t received your check this Wednesday. It should also be remembered that there may be a delay of one month between the first payment made and the last. The end of the distribution of the energy check is set for April 29, Varois and Gardois will be especially worried Discover just below the 30 departments affected by receiving the energy bonus, this Wednesday, April 6, 2022 :

  • Marne
  • Meuse
  • Meurthe et Moselle
  • Moselle
  • Belfort Territory
  • Vosges
  • upper rhine
  • Upper Marne
  • Sunrise
  • two sevres
  • Upper Saône
  • Doubts
  • swear
  • Saône et Loire
  • Nievre
  • Yonne
  • Gold Coast
  • Upper Savoy
  • ain
  • Savoy
  • Drome
  • Allier
  • Upper Loire
  • Rhone
  • Ardeche
  • loire
  • canthal
  • Puy de Dome
  • Seine and Marne

Remember that there is a sine qua non condition for the correct reception of the check, its reference income tax (RFR) must not exceed 10,800 euros in any case. Your allocation also depends on your level of resources and the composition of your household. All information and details related to your payment are available in this dedicated article. As a reminder, the amount of the energy check is between 48 euros and 277 euros.

When will I receive my energy check in 2022?

Date Departments

From March 30 to April 1

Pas de Calais, North, Lower Rhine, Eure et Loir, Somme, Aisne, Oise, Isère, Corsica, Gironde, Ardennes, Guadeloupe, Guiana, Reunion, Martinique.

April 4 to 8

Marne, Meuse, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Moselle, Belfort Territory, Vosges, Haut-Rhin, Haute-Marne, Aube, Deux-Sèvres, Haute-Saône, Doubs, Jura, Saône-et-Loire, Nièvre, Yonne, Gold Coast, Haute-Savoie, Ain, Savoie, Drôme, Allier, Haute-Loire, Rhône, Ardèche, Loire, Cantal, Puy-de-Dôme, Seine-et-Marne.

From April 11 to 14

Yvelines, Seine-Saint-Denis, Val-de-Marne, Paris, Essonne, Hauts-de-Seine, Orne, Val-d’Oise, Seine-Maritime, Eure, Loir-et-Cher.

From April 19 to 22

Calvados, Manche, Sarthe, Cher, Loiret, Indre, Mayenne, Indre-et-Loire, Maine-et-Loire, Vendée, Loire-Atlantique, Ille-et-Vilaine, Côtes-d’Armor, Finistère, Morbihan, Creuse, Correze, Haute-Vienne, Vienne, Charente, Charente-Maritime, Gers.

From April 25 to 29

Dordogne, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Landes, Hautes-Pyrénées, Pyrénées Orientales, Haute-Garonne, Ariège, Lot, Aveyron, Tarn-et-Garonne, Tarn, Aude, Hérault, Lozère, Gard, Mayotte, Vaucluse , Bouches-du-Rhône, Var, Alpes-Maritimes, Hautes-Alpes, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

The energy check is a device that helps the most precarious households to pay their energy costs. Its concession is conditional on the resources of the household, which must not exceed a limit, set according to the number of dependents. There is no procedure to follow: the energy check is sent by mail, automatically, usually in the spring. In a context of galloping inflation, the government announced the payment of an additional check of 100 euros in December. This was done between December 13 and 22. Please note: the use of the energy check is limited to the payment of energy bills. But how should you proceed once the check is in your hand? You can pay online, by entering the check number and contract references on the dedicated site. You can also carry out the procedure by post, sending your energy check to your energy provider, attaching a copy of your bill. Finally, you have the option of handing it over to a professional certified by RGE, who has carried out energy renovation work on your home.

The energy check is reserved for the most modest households. Your allowance depends on household resources and household composition: your reference income tax is taken into account. Please note that it must be less than 10,800 euros per consumption unit (CU). As an indication, a person represents a CU. The second person is counted at 0.5 and each person at 0.3 CU. To find out if you can benefit from the energy bonus, you must divide your reference tax income by the number of consumption units in your home. Very specifically, this means that the reference tax income must not exceed 10,800 euros for one person only. The site dedicated to the energy control system allows you to use a simulator, here. Simply fill in your tax identification number. Are you struggling to find this one? Put your hands on your last tax notice. Since the Treasury information is sent directly to the service in charge of the energy check, you will know if you can benefit from the energy check or not.

The amount of the energy check depends on the resources and composition of your household. To determine this, the government has established a scale. This is the scale that applies in 2021, revealed by the decree of February 24, 2021 :

RFR/UC < €5,600 €5,600 < RFR / UC < €6,700 €6,700 < RFR / UC < €7,700 €7,700 < RFR / UC < 10,800
1 CU €194 146 euros €98 48 euros
1 < UC < 2 240 euros 176 euros 113 euros 63 euros
2 or more CUs €277 202 euros 126 euros 76 euros

As you can see, a single person can receive an energy check for a maximum amount of €194 in 2021. Note that the energy control can be combined with the help Ma Prime Renov, the device that replaces the energy transition tax credit (QUOTE).

Payment of the energy check is made by department. The check will be sent automatically between March 30th and the 29 April 2022 depending on your department of residence.

To determine your eligibility for the energy verification scheme, you can go to the site dedicated to energy verification. There is no simulator in the strict sense of the term. On the other hand, we invite you to enter your tax identification number to determine if you are eligible for the device. By entering your tax ID, the site tells you whether or not you are concerned. If this is not the case, the following message is displayed: “If, however, you consider that your home meets the income and composition conditions to benefit from the energy check, or if you are an approved housing operator in rental brokerage and wish to verify a sublet home’s eligibility for energy control, you can continue with the eligibility test.” You are then invited to complete a questionnaire consisting of three questions. againstSee our dedicated archive for more information:

Are you sure and sure that you meet the conditions of the energy check, and yet there is no trace in your mail? In this case, contact support, either through the contact form on the dedicated site or by phone. Remember to bring your tax notice. “In order to benefit from the energy check you must have declared your income to the Treasury (even if your income is low or zero)”, we remind you in the Frequently Asked Questions. “After having regularized your situation, you can request the energy check. On the other hand, if you have not yet declared your income for the following year, you will no longer be able to claim the benefit of the energy check. “.

You do not have to do anything. The energy bonus is assigned in such a way Automatic. In practice, it is the tax administration that sends the list of eligible households to the Services and Payments Agency (ASP). The latter is responsible for editing and sending the check by mail. Therefore, eligible households receive it automatically, without having to fill out any forms. Therefore, there is no point in contacting the services in charge of energy control if you are not eligible.

You are asked to report the loss or theft of your bonus energy. To do this, you have two options:

  1. Online at the following address: https://chequeenergie.gouv.fr/beneficiaire/cheque/declarer-perdu-vole
  2. Contact energy control assistance by phone (see above) or by mail, providing your contact details, tax identification number and the number of your energy control.

The energy verification assistance can be contacted on 0 805 204 805 (toll-free number), Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. “In case of heavy traffic, we recommend calling in the morning from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., or at the end of the day after 5:00 p.m.,” we warn on the energy verification site.

Yes ! EDF is one of the electricity providers that accepts the energy check to pay your electricity costs directly online. “Don’t wait for your next bill: you can now use your energy check, it will be paid directly into your customer account”, we explain. on the official site of the energy verification. To do this, simply enter the number of your energy bonus.

The energy check can be sent by mail Where remissions and clean hand to the energy supplier. In this case, you must attach a copy of a document that shows your client references and inform them on the back of the check. But you can also use it directly online, on the website checkenergie.gouv.fr.

Please note that in the case of performing work, the check can be used directly to pay the bill. On the other hand, keep in mind that this work must be carried out by a professional “Recognized Guarantor of the Environment” (RGE). You will find the list of RGE professionals on the web renewal information service. If you are a beneficiary of the energy check, you should know that its expiration date is indicated. It usually occurs in March 31st of the calendar year following the year of issue.

If you are entitled to the energy check and you are a gas or electricity consumer, you also benefit from the following associated advantages:

  • The free opening and implementation of a new contract in the case of a Movil House,
  • 80% discount on the billing of a technician’s trip in the event of non-payment and interruption of supply.

In the context of rising energy prices, are you considering changing providers? Consult our file without delay:

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