Birmingham City Council


Online Benefit Application

You can now make a claim online, and report a change of circumstances in the same way.

It is the fastest way to get your claim for Housing Benefit started or updated.

Simply complete and submit the online form and provide evidence as requested. Please allow 28 days before contacting us regarding the progress of your claim.

We are currently processing new claims within 25 days of receiving them and processing change of circumstances within 7 days.


Please see our updated Landlord page where you can now view the payment schedule for January 2013 through to April 2013.

View important changes to Housing Benefit

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