How To Apply For Universal Credit?

Before you make a new application for universal credit check out the eligibility page where you can find out if this is the right benefit for you. As long as you meet at least one of the conditions you may be entitled to universal credit.

Award amounts will vary dependent on your circumstances , all claims are processed individually by a dedicated case manager.

You may be required to attend your local job center to attend an interview – You will be notified after you have submitted your application.

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You will not receive your first payment for up to five weeks after a successful claim. If you require help sooner, once your application has been submitted you can apply for an advance payment.