To receive an award of Universal Credit the claimant must meet certain basic conditions.
Find out what these are.
What if the claimant has three or more children - special rules exist during an 'interim period'...…
Protection from 16th Jan 2019 for those getting the Severe Disability Premium in their legacy benefits
Special rules for young people age 16 and 17, and care leavers.....
Which students can claim UC?.
Which 'prisoners' can claim UC?
What are the rules for people from abroad?
What if the claimant cannot claim for themselves?More detail in this section.
What's meant by there only being one claim per household?
What help is available ………...
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.
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