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Budgeting Loan claim form

Use this form to apply for a Budgeting Loan by post.

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Check you’re eligible before you apply.

You cannot get a Budgeting Loan if you get Universal Credit. You can apply for a Budgeting Advance instead.

Where to send the form

Because of coronavirus (COVID-19), you should not visit a jobcentre at the moment.

Post your completed claim form to us using the Freepost address for your area.

Do not use a postcode or a stamp.

London, the South and South East, North East and North West England

Freepost DWP BUDGETING LOANS

West Midlands, South West England and Scotland

Freepost DWP BUDGETING LOANS 1

East Midlands, Yorkshire and Humberside, East Anglia and Essex

Freepost DWP BUDGETING LOANS 2

Wales

Cwmbran, Newport and postcodes CF3, 5, 10, 11, 14, 15, 23, 24, 31 to 48, 61 to 64, 71, 72, 81 to 83, LD7, LL and SY

Freepost DWP BUDGETING LOANS 1

Postcodes CF4, 6 to 9, 12, 13, 16 to 22, 25 to 30, 49 to 60, 65 to 70, 73 to 80, LD1 to LD6, LD8 and SA

Freepost DWP BUDGETING LOANS 2

If you cannot print the claim form

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Published 1 October 2013
Last updated 12 May 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated page to make it clear this is how to apply for a Budgeting Loan by post.

  2. Uploaded new Welsh SF500 forms.

  3. Published October 2019 versions of the English interactive and English print claim forms.

  4. Updated the June 2019 versions of the English forms.

  5. Replaced the Welsh forms with June 2019 versions.

  6. Published June versions of the English interactive, English print and Welsh print claim forms.

  7. Published Welsh versions of the April 2019 edition of the form.

  8. Updated the English Budgeting Loan claim forms with the April 2019 versions.

  9. Added revised versions of the interactive forms (English and Welsh) which should be filled in on screen, printed and signed with a pen. Also added a link to apply online for a Budgeting Loan, and information about alternative ways to request a form and submit completed forms.

  10. Added interactive Budgeting Loan claims forms (SF500) in English and Welsh.

  11. Updated addresses for where to send Budgeting Loan claim forms.

  12. Published December 2015 versions of the form with changes to some questions and question order.

  13. First published.