North East Lincolnshire Council

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Do you need to make an application to the Council to register for one of our services? If so, you can complete our online forms.

From 16 January 2019 current claimants entitled to an award of an existing benefit that includes Severe Disability premium are prevented from moving to Universal Credit. If you think this is you please seek advice.

After 1 February 2019 the Housing Benefit gateway for households with 3 or more children will be closed. All new claims will need to access Universal Credit to make a claim. If you need advice please phone 0800 3285644.

Universal Credit

Application for discretionary housing payment / exceptional hardship payment

Housing benefit and council tax reduction – new claim

Please note: It can take up to 30 days for us to deal with your new claim, or change in circumstance. We will write to you to tell you about the decision once it has been made. Please do not contact us to check on the progress of your claim unless it has been 30 days since you completed the form.

Free school meals application form

Housing Benefit/Council Tax reduction review

Please note: It can take up to 30 days for us to deal with your new claim, or change in circumstance. We will write to you to tell you about the decision once it has been made. Please do not contact us to check on the progress of your claim unless it has been 30 days since you completed the form.


You can print our Set up Direct Debit form (PDF) to pay your Council Tax and return to the stated address.


Council Tax – apply for any other discount or exemption

Council Tax – apply for single person discount

Council Tax – apply for single person discount cancellation

Council Tax – apply for any other discount or exemption

Council Tax – report a change of address

Council Tax – report a change of circumstance

Council Tax – landlord/agent – report a change in tenant

Application for Discretionary Housing Payment / Exceptional Hardship Payment

Income and Expenditure

Housing Benefit/Council Tax reduction review