Call the Department for Work & Pensions on their UK phone number 0345 606 0265 to contact the DWP about your state pension, employment support benefits and disability allowance.


Summary of the DWP

The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) is an important UK government body which oversees the payment of the state pension to millions of residents alongside vital employment support benefits such as Jobseekers Allowance.


DWP pension enquiries – 0345 606 0265

Contact the DWP on their pensions telephone number 0345 606 0265 to check the current amount of money you are entitled to claim on your state pension, to check how changes in government legislation will affect your pension and for updates on the age of retirement. Furthermore you should dial this number immediately to report changes in your address or name so that you can continue to claim your state pension payments.

Calls to the DWP’s national contact number 0345 606 0265 are charged at the same rates which apply to calls to 01 and 02 local area codes. This means you can even phone them for free if you have free inclusive minutes as part of your tariff, however please check with your landline or mobile provider otherwise you will pay a per-minute fee as well as a access charge.


Working-age benefit enquiries – 0345 608 8545

Phone the Department for Work & Pensions by calling their national contact number 0345 608 8545 to enquire about employment support benefits including tax credits, Universal Credit, Jobseekers Allowance and Incapacity Benefit. Here you should report changes in your circumstance such as who you are living with and your employment status as this may affect how much money you are eligible to claim. Alternatively if you have not yet made a claim for any work-related benefits from the DWP please call them for free on their freephone contact number 0800 055 6688 to arrange an appointment at your local Jobcentre Plus office.


Isolus list of DWP contact numbers

DWP team UK phone number
Pension enquiries 0345 606 0265
New benefit claims with DWP 0800 055 6688
Existing benefit claimant services 0345 608 8545
Press office 0203 267 5144


Write to the Department for Work & Pensions

The Department of Work & Pensions (DWP) has an office in central London where you can send correspondence relating to a benefits claim or regarding an enquiry about your state pension entitlement, the full postal address for this office is as follows:

Department for Work & Pensions (DWP),
Caxton House,
Tothill Street,
United Kingdom.