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Universal Credit - How to Claim - Getting your first payment

This guide will walk you though making a Universal Credit claim

Getting your first payment

Please read the sections below

Once you have submitted your claim, you will be asked to verify your identity using your Government Gateway account.

Not everyone can use the Government Gateway service and if it does not work for you, you will have the opportunity to verify your identity over the phone. To do this, you can select 'I don't have any of these'.

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