New benefit claims
Call Jobcentre Plus to make a new claim for Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), including ‘new style’ JSA.
There are different contact details for:
Telephone: 0800 055 6688
Textphone: 0800 023 4888
NGT text relay (if you cannot hear or speak on the phone): 18001 then 0800 055 6688
Welsh language: 0800 012 1888
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm
Find out about call charges
You can also claim Jobseeker’s Allowance online.
Jobcentre Plus is closed Friday 19 April and Monday 22 April.
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.