Who can claim Universal Credit
- Who qualifies
- Who doesn't qualify
If you live in postcode areas beginning CV21 1--, CV21 2--.
CV21 3--, CV21 4--. CV21 9--, CV22 5--, CV22
6--, and CV22 7-- you may be able to claim for Universal Credit.
You must also meet the following criteria:
You and your partner must:
- be a GB national and normally residents in the UK
- have a valid National Insurance number (excludes temporary NI numbers)
- be between 18-years-old and one year from State Pension Credit age
- have a bank, building society or Post Office card account in your name
- not be homeless or in supported accommodation
- not have more than £6,000 in savings and capital (either individually or jointly if a couple
- not be pregnant
- not have given birth within the last 15 weeks
- not have responsibility for children (including adoption and fostering) or provide care for another person
- not be required by the Child Maintenance Enforcement Commission to pay child maintenance
- not have a fit not stating you're unable to work
- not be in a period of self-certification awaiting a fit note
- not be a company director or in a limited liability partnership
- not be self-employed
- not be in any form of education or training
- not expect to start education or training in the next month
- not expect to have net earnings (from employment) in the next month exceeding £330. Couples must not exceed net earnings of £525.
you meet all the above criteria you may qualify for Universal Credit.