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Jobseeker's Allowance

You can claim JSA if you are currently unemployed or working under 16 hours per week and are actively able and looking for work. If you are part of a couple you can make a joint claim for JSA.
Who is the benefit aimed at?
  • Unemployed / part time workers
Who qualifies for the benefit?

You could qualify for this benefit if you actively looking for work or working less than 16 hours per week, are over 18 but under State Pension age and living in England, Scotland or Wales.

How to apply

Tomake a new claim phone            0800 055 6688

Or use the Textphone                    0800 023 4888

For existing claims for the majority of Notthinghamshire claimants should call

0345 608 8545

Contact your local Jobcentre Plus if you are not sure which office deals with your claim


Click on the link to apply online.

Further information

Download our Jobseekers Allowance factsheet for further information


See the Jobseeker’s Allowance pages on the GOV.UK website.


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