Employees and self employed persons may apply for ESA – Employment and Support Allowance in case of falling ill. Eligibility, amount and benefit cap.

Eligibility

You need to apply for Universal Credit instead of ESA, unless you have disabilities. For more advice please contact Citizens Advice for help.


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Application

See what benefits you are entitled to and how much you can get – entitledto or Turn2us.

Benefit cap

The maximum benefits amount you can receive is:

  • If you are a couple or a single parent living with children, you can get up to £442.31 per week if you live in London and £384.62 per week living outside of London.
  • If you are single person, you can get up to £296.35 per week if you live in London and £257.69 per week living outside of London.

For further advice, please contact your local Citizen Advice Bureau.

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