Make a claim to an employment tribunal

2. Make a claim

You can make a claim to the employment tribunal online.

You should read the guidance for whistleblowing if it relates to your claim.


Make a claim by post

You can also download and fill in a claim form.

Read the guidance for making a claim before you fill in the form. You should also read the guidance for whistleblowing if it relates to your claim.

You do not have to pay a fee to make a claim to the Employment Tribunal, even if it says so on the form.

Send your completed form to one of the following addresses, depending on where you were working.

Employment Tribunal Central Office (England and Wales)
PO Box 10218
Leicester
LE1 8EG

Employment Tribunal Central Office (Scotland)
PO Box 27105
Glasgow
G2 9JR

Talk-through service

Use the employment tribunal talk-through service only if you’re unable to use a computer without help.

Before calling make sure you have:

  • your Acas early conciliation certificate number or a valid reason why you don’t have one
  • details of your claim including the background, dates and people involved

Employment tribunal talk-through service
Telephone: 0300 123 1024
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm
Find out about call charges

This service won’t give you advice on the details of your claim. Contact the number for general enquiries instead.