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Benefits Enquiry Line

This service is no no longer available.

On calling the 0800 8822 00 number, please listen carefully to the following message:

If you have access to the internet, you can find claim forms, guidance and informtion at

Or by answering some simple questions you can check possible entitlement to a range of benefits by visiting

If you do not have internet access, please choose one of the following 3 options:

  • For sickness, disability and carers information, press option 1
  • For pension age information, press option 2
  • For all other benefit information, press option 3

(Or hold to hear the above information again).

  • For disability benefits information for under 16 and over 65, press option 1
  • For disability information for 16 - 64, press option 2
  • If your enquiry is about Carer's Allowance, press option 3
  • For all other sickness benefits, please call 0800 169 0310

(Or hold to hear the above options again).

If you wish to make a claim to Personal Independence Payment (PIP), please call 0800 917 22 22

If you have already made a claim and need furrther information, please call 0345 088 033 22

If you are already in receipt of Disability Living Allowance (DLA), please call 0345 712 34 56










Umbrella org:
Department for Work & Pension (DWP)
Area serviced:
0800 88 22 00
Opening times:
8.30 am to 6.30 pm Monday - Friday
Who is it for:
Disabled people and their carers
How to apply:
Telephone to request a claim form, further information, or make a general enquiry