You’ll answer questions about your situation and your finances to get an estimate of what benefits (eg Income Support or Jobseeker’s Allowance) and tax credits you could be entitled to. You’ll be shown how to apply for each of the benefits you could claim.

What you need to know

Get started on the Directgov website

What you need to know

  • Takes around 20 minutes

This calculator will time out after 20 minutes - if you need more time you can save your answers and return to it later.

Use this service to get benefit advice for you, your family or someone else. You can answer questions anonymously about your savings, income and outgoings.

You can save your answers for 7 days, and download or print your results.

This service isn’t accurate for:

  • prisoners
  • students
  • under 18s
  • people living outside the UK

Get started on the Directgov website