Guidance

What happens if you are overpaid Universal Credit, Jobseeker’s Allowance or Employment and Support Allowance?

This explains what happens if you are overpaid Universal Credit, Jobseeker’s Allowance or Employment and Support Allowance.

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What happens if you are overpaid Universal Credit, Jobseeker’s Allowance or Employment and Support Allowance?

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This booklet tells you about:

  • our responsibilities and your responsibilities
  • how an overpayment might happen
  • what to do if you disagree with the overpayment decision
  • who we can recover overpayments from
  • paying back an overpayment
  • when we may decide not to recover an overpayment
  • how to contact us
  • where you can find out more information