Benefit forms

This page lists the various benefits forms that are available to complete online or that can be downloaded.

Online benefit forms

Make a claim for housing benefit or Council Tax Reduction

Complete this form to make a new online claim.

Additional bedroom for a disabled adult

Complete this form if you are unable to share a bedroom with your partner due to a physical disability.

Additional bedroom for a disabled child

Complete this form if your child is unable to share a bedroom with another child or a  non-resident carer is required overnight to help care for your child.


Complete this form if you would like to appeal a housing benefit award made to you.

Backdate application

Complete this form if you would like to make a backdated housing benefit claim, council tax reduction cannot be backdated.

Benefit on two homes

Complete this form where there is overlapping liability to pay rent on two properties.

Change of circumstances

Complete this form if there have been any changes to your circumstances, such as changes to other benefits that you or your partner receive.

Change your address on your benefit claim

Complete this form to tell us about a change of address.

Landlord consent

Complete this form to allow us to share some of your information with your landlord, sharing your information could help us deal with your claim more quickly.

Non resident carer request for an additional bedroom

Complete this form to request an additional bedroom for a carer, who stays overnight regularly to provide you and/or your partner with care.

When completing the form you will need to know the name, address and email address of your carer.

Reconsideration of an incomplete benefit claim

Complete this form if an earlier claim you submitted has not been processed, because information we had requested was not supplied at the correct time, and you would like your case to be looked at again

Temporary absence from your home

Complete this form if you will living in another home for a period of time

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This page was last updated on 14 May 2018