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Department for Work and Pensions
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What You Should KnowProof of IdentityHow To Claim

Rapid Reclaim

Last updated December 2002

This benefit is dealt with by Jobcentre Plus.

What is it?

When can I use it?

Have you returned to the same benefit (either JSA or IS) within 12 weeks of entitlement ceasing on your previous claim?

There has been no change in your circumstances since your previous claim. The following changes do not affect Rapid Reclaim:

Are you under 60 (Income Support customers only).

If YES to all, you may be able to use Rapid Reclaim process.

More information

For more information, get in touch with your Jobcentre Plus office, Jobcentre or social security office.


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