Universal Credit Payment 2024 to 2025 Amount and Payout Eligibility 

The Universal Credit Payment 2024 to 2025 is eligible for those average people who are over 25 years, and will receive an extra £405.96. Universal Credit is a single payment that depends on your earnings. 

Universal Credit Payment 2024 to 2025

The Universal Credit payment is a single payment that is a smaller amount and it depends on your personal circumstances including your earnings, your partner’s earnings and any income your household earns. 

Universal Credit is paid to you as a single monthly payment to help you to provide support if you are working and on a low income. The eligible person will get extra £405.96 in 2024 and 2025. This payment is received in your bank account or your society account. 

The Universal Credit Payment 2024 to 2025 is basic standard for adults is now £393.45 per month and for couples £617.60 per month. Universal credit will rise by 6.7% in 2024, so you can receive more in total. 

Who is eligible for Universal Credit Payment 2024 to 2025?

There are eligibility criteria for the universal credit payment 2024 to 2025:

  • You must be unemployed.
  • Your age must be 18 or over. 
  • If you are an unpaid carer then you are eligible for that payment. 
  •  IF you are unable to work because of your medical condition, illness or disability then you are eligible for credit.  
  • If you are working such as self employed and part time work then you are eligible. 
  • You must be a citizen. 
  • You must be under the State Pension age. 
  • Your income is £16,000 less including your savings and investments. 

Universal Credit Payment

How to apply for Universal Credit Payment 2024 to 2025?

You can apply for universal credit online or by calling the helpline on 0800 328 5644, there are steps to apply for universal credit payment 2024 to 2025:

  • First you have to visit the official website of gov.uk. 
  • For the payment you have to create a universal credit account. 
  • If you already created an account then you have to sign up. 
  • If you want to create an account then you have to click on create an account. 
  • Then enter your name and any password. 
  • Then enter your bank details, email address, phone number and building society account details. 
  • You will also need to enter your identity proof such as a driving licence or passport. 
  • Now submit all the information. 
  • Once this account has been made then you will have 28 days for the claim. 

How much Universal Credit Payment 2024 to 2025 payout?

The universal credit payment is a single payment that depends on your earnings and other income of your households. Universal credit is the basic standard rate for adults over the aged 25 singles is £393.45 per month and £617.60 per month for couples. 

If you are under the age of 25 then you will receive £311.68 per month for singles and £489.23 per month for couples. If you are responsible for children who live with you then you will get £333.33 per month. 

If your first child is born before the 6th April 2017 then you will get £333.33 per month and if this child born after 6th April 2017 then you will get £287.92 per month, if you have a second child then you will get £287.92 per month. 

If you have a medical condition or illness that creates a problem of your working but you will be able to work in future then you will receive £156.11 per month and if you have limited capability for work then you get £416.19 per month. 

If your dependent child is disabled then your higher rate is £487.58 per month and your lower rate is £156.11 per month. If you are in childcare then for one child you will receive £1,014.63 per month and if you have two or more children then you will receive £1,739.37 per month.

If you are disabled person for at least 35 hours a week then you will get £198.31 per month. The non- dependant lives with somebody can get £91.47 per month. If you are in a couple and you both are under the age of 25 then you will receive 30.72 per month. 

If you have a higher work allowance with one or more dependent children and a limited capability for a work then you will receive £673.00 per month, and if you are a lower work allowance with one or more children or a limited capability for a work then you will receive £404.00 per month. 

Universal Credit Payment 2024 to 2025 Payout

Universal Credit is paid once a month and you receive this payment into your bank account and building society account. If you are nor able to open a bank account then you have to call the universal credit helpline to get paid. 

Universal payment takes around 5 weeks to get your first payment. If you need payment during the waiting period then you can apply for an advance payment. After the first payment you will be paid on the same date every month. 

If your payment date is on the weekend or bank holidays then you will receive your payment on the next working day. You can check your monthly activities in your online account and they show you that universal credit is getting. 

All the payments of April will see the new payment in June. You and your partner both claim the universal credit then you will get one payment each month for the household. If you live in another country then you will receive your payment twice in a month. 

If you pay your housing costs, this will be paid to your landlord each month. Your universal credit payments will be made twice in a month on the same dates of each month. 

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