25 September 2017

Universal Credit roll-out starts in Northern Ireland

Universal credit roll-out will commence in Northern Ireland this week with first postcode areas joining UC full service from 27 September 2017. The postcodes are those covered by the Limavady Jobs and Benefits Office.

The full list of postcodes can be found on the Department for Communities website.  

UC in Northern Ireland will operate the same as in Great Britain with 3 exceptions:

Additional support will also be available through welfare supplementary payments.

You can read more about the UC roll-out in Northern Ireland in our who can claim? section.