Jobseeker’s Allowance


Apply for Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) online or call the Jobcentre Plus. Find out how much money you’ll get if you claim Jobseeker’s Allowance.

Jobseeker’s Allowance Phone Number

Jobseeker’s Allowance Telephone: 0800 055 6688

Jobseeker’s Allowance Textphone: 0800 023 4888

Jobseeker’s Allowance Welsh language: 0800 012 1888

Jobseeker’s Allowance NGT text relay: 18001 then 0800 055 6688

The Jobseeker’s Allowance phone number is available from Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Apply for Jobseeker’s Allowance online

If you aren’t already claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance and would like to apply for Jobseeker’s Allowance, click here.

How much is jobseekers allowance?

Find out how much money you’ll be able to claim on Jobseeker’s Allowance. How much you’re entitled to depends on your personal circumstances like your age, income and savings.

AgeJSA weekly amount
Up to 24up to £57.90
25 or overup to £73.10
Couples (both aged over 18)up to £114.85

Jobseeker’s Allowance payments are usually paid every 2 weeks.