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Claims: Who Can Claim

Basic Conditions

To receive an award of Universal Credit the claimant must meet certain basic conditions.
Find out what these are.

Three+ children?

What if the claimant has three or more children - they can now claim...…

SDP Gateway Condition

Protection from 16th Jan 2019 for those getting the Severe Disability Premium in their legacy benefits

Young People

Special rules for young people age 16 and 17, and care leavers.....

Students

Which students can claim UC?.

In Prison / On Remand?

Which 'prisoners' can claim UC?

People from Abroad

What are the rules for people from abroad?

Appointees

What if the claimant cannot claim for themselves?More detail in this section.


One Claim per Household

What's meant by there only being one claim per household?

Help Available

What help is available ………...

IMPORTANT:
Many claimants are being told they have to claim UC when this is not the case.

As some claimants are financially worse off on UC it is important that they only claim UC when there is no other option.

Click here for more information.


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