Find out which 16 and 17 year olds can claim - ie which extra rules apply.
Special rules apply to some couples eg where one is absent, or a 'person from abroad'.
To be eligible for UC a claimant must not be a "person subject to immigration control" and must be "habitually resident" in the UK.
Most full time students cannot claim UC but there are exceptions, and special rules apply to the claim and to the award calculation.
Particular rules apply when a claimant goes on remand/ to prison, depending on circumstances. What if someone else is left in the property?
Special rules apply to care leavers who are 16 and 17 years old - find out what they are!