Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), Phone number, Hours, Eligibility, How to apply / report for changes
Jobseeker’s Allowance ( JSA) is an unemployment benefit paid by the Government of the United Kingdom to people who are unemployed and actively seeking work. It is part of the social security benefits system and is intended to cover living expenses while the claimant is out of work.
Jobseekers Allowance Contact Number: 0844 556 9355
How to apply for New Style Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)?
To apply for New Style Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) online please visit here
- Check eligible.
- National Insurance number
- Bank or building society account details
- Employment details past 6 months
- To provide a statement letter if you receive any money from private pension
- Workplace pension
- Annuity you’ve bought
- Apply for New Style JSA
- 18 or over
- Under the State Pension age
- Not be in full-time education
- Available for work
- Not be working at the moment or working less than 16 hours per week on average
- Not have an illness or disability which stops you from working
- Live in England, Scotland or Wales
What are Maximum amount to get in JSA?
- There’s a maximum amount you can get to depends on age.
- To check how much JSA you can get
Age JSA weekly amount
- 24 up to £67.20
- 25 or over up to £84.80
How it works?
- Apply for New Style Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
- Currently getting income-based JSA, you’ll keep getting payments while you’re eligible until your claim ends.
How to Report a change of circumstances?
- Job centre Plus if your circumstances change, for example you start working or your income changes.
- Volunteering will not normally affect your JSA but you should report it before you start.
- Claim might be reduced or stopped if you do not report a change straight away.
A change of circumstance can include:
- Starting or stopping work, education, training or an apprenticeship
- Working hours
- Changing name
- People moving into or out of the place you live
- Changes to the benefits or anyone else in your house gets
- Changes to pension, savings, investments or property
- Changes to other money you get (for example student loans or grants, sick pay or money you get from a charity)
- Changing doctor
- Changes to medical condition or disability
- Hospital or a care home or sheltered accommodation
- Abroad for any length of time
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