New benefit claims

Call Jobcentre Plus to claim ‘new style’ Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA).

There are different contact details for:

Jobcentre Plus
Telephone: 0800 055 6688
Textphone: 0800 023 4888
Relay UK (if you cannot hear or speak on the phone): 18001 then 0800 055 6688
Video relay service for British Sign Language (BSL) users - check you can use the service
Welsh language: 0800 012 1888
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm
Find out about call charges

You can also claim Jobseeker’s Allowance online.

Alternative formats

Call Jobcentre Plus to ask for alternative formats, such as braille, large print or audio CD.

Use a benefits calculator to find out what benefits you could get.