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How to go about claiming Jobseeker's Allowance
The contact information you will need for JSA is available via the Directgov website of you can contact Jobcentre Plus via the following link: Click Here
Claiming JSA will involve an interview at the jobcentre plus and having to sign a Jobseeker's Agreement.
Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) is for people who are available and looking for work.
How much JSA will I get paid?
Once you have completed your JSA claim you will be offered an interview at your local Jobcentre plus to discuss your strategy for seeking employment.
Once your documentation has been processed you may be entitlted to:
When you visit the Jobcentre plus have the relevant documentation ready so that things can move swiftly on. You will need
If you decide to claim Jobseeker's Allowance, you will be given an appointment for an interview together with a claim form which you should complete and bring along to the interview. Or you can call 0800 055 6688
You can now claim for your JSA on line: Click Here
At the interview an Employment Service Adviser will go through and
explain the rules and requirements governing Jobseeker's Allowance and
will check that you have given all the information required on the claim
form.. You will be able to discuss with the adviser the kind of work
that you are looking for and the best ways to go about finding it. The
adviser will be able to give you information about training and other
If you require any special arrangements for the interview, such as a private room or an interpreter, then let the Jobcentre Plus know as soon as possible.