How do I apply?
You can only apply for Universal Credit online
If you don’t have access to the internet at home there are a number of places that you can get online in Wolverhampton for free and get support to improve your computer skills.
Before you apply for Universal Credit, you’ll need to gather some information together. This will help make sure you only have to do the application once, and help you to get Universal Credit as quickly as possible if you’re eligible.
Council Tax Reduction
If you are the person who is responsible for paying the Council Tax for the home you live in you could be eligible for Council Tax reduction. You will still need to apply for Council Tax reduction with the City of Wolverhampton Council. Here you can apply and see how much Council Tax reduction you could get.
To make a claim for Universal Credit online you'll need to have some information to hand. This can include:
If you need help with your claim, you can contact the:
Universal Credit helpline - Telephone: 0345 600 0723
Textphone: 0345 600 0743
The Key Points
You will need certain information before you start your online claim for Universal Credit.
Once you have made your application you may be asked to provide supporting information or evidence by post. The address is:
Post Handling Site B