Claiming a payment from us if you’re looking for a job
To claim a payment from us you don’t need to call or visit a service centre. The easiest way to claim is online.
Get ready to claim
If you’ve never claimed a payment from us, there are a few things you need to do:
Get your documents ready
When you claim a payment from us, you’ll need to provide supporting documents. Which documents you need depend on if you’re claiming Youth Allowance for job seekers, JobSeeker Payment or Parenting Payment.
Some documents you may need to provide include bank account details, proof of rental arrangements and partner income details.
If you need help claiming a payment, have a look at our claiming guide. You’ll find the steps to get started and submit your claim.
Page last updated: 18 February 2021
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