Applying for Universal Credit takes place primarily on-line, and sure paperwork are essential to make a declare.
These embrace the data of a financial institution or constructing society, proof of identification, and particulars of earnings and financial savings.
Those eligible to obtain Universal Credit are over 18, underneath State Pension age and resident within the UK.
Claimants should even have lower than £16,000 in financial savings to be entitled to obtain the sum.
Usually, potential claimants are required to take a seat a face-to-face interview by means of Jobcentre Plus, nevertheless, the coronavirus lockdown means the system has moved to develop into totally distant at current.