Get online

Universal credit claims can only be made online.

The claim takes about 45 minutes to make and you will need an uninterrupted connection and an email address to register your claim.

If you don’t have access to a computer

You can make your claim on a smart phone, or use our search function to find free internet access near you here.

Get online near you

If you don’t have an email address

You can sign up for a free email account with:

Google mail

Yahoo mail

Once you have both, you can make your claim here.

Start your claim