Claiming Universal Credit and other benefits if you are a refugee – DWP advice

The guide, entitled Claiming Universal Credit and other benefits if you are a refugee, has been written for newly granted refugees who have come through the asylum process, and contains the following information:

  • How to apply for Universal Credit and other related benefits.
  • Guidance on opening a bank account to allow payments to be made.
  • How to arrange housing if you need help finding a place to live.

The guide is available to view online at the gov.uk website, and a PDF version is also available to download. You can find both versions of the guide at www.gov.uk/government/publications/claiming-universal-credit-and-other-benefits-if-you-are-a-refugee.