Universal credit: Entitlement to Universal credit

This section of the website gives an overview of the entitlement conditions of Universal Credit. The primary focus of this website is to provide a comprehensive resource that focuses on the transition of tax credits claimants to UC. This section of the site is not intended to provide detailed information about UC but is aimed at guiding advisers through the main areas whilst providing links to further information.

Claim conditions
Claimant commitment
Work conditions
Calculating universal credit
What is income for UC?
Capital rules
Passported benefits 
Benefit cap
Transitional protection
RTI and Universal Credit

Last reviewed/updated 1 July 2022