What you must provide to support your benefit claim

  1. What you must provide to support your benefit claim
  2. Sending your proofs
  3. Time limits for providing proofs (You are here)
  4. Proof of identity
  5. Proof of National Insurance number
  6. Proof of savings and investments
  7. Proof of earnings
  8. Proof of child maintenance
  9. Proof of other income
  10. Proof of rent
  11. Proof of childcare costs
  12. Proof of student status
  13. Proof of children who live with you
  14. Proofs for other people who live with you
  15. Problems uploading your proofs

Time limits for providing proofs

We must receive all the information we need from you - including for your partner and other household members - within one month of your application.

If we don't receive your proofs within a month, it may delay your benefit claim or change in circumstances being assessed. You may also lose entitlement to benefit.

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