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If you are a migrant to the UK, find out what help might be available to you through benefits, grants and other resources.

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To check what benefits you might be entitled to quickly and easily, some migrants can use the Turn2us Benefits Calculator. However,  you should read the information below first.

Turn2us Benefits Calculator

To read more about the benefits available for migrants select from the list below:

Asylum seekers and benefits: There are special rules about benefits for asylum seekers waiting for a decision on an asylum application.

EEA nationals and benefits: EEA nationals have to be exempt from or meet certain conditions of the Habitual Residence Test to qualify for most benefits

Non-EEA nationals and benefits: Benefit entitlement for non-European Economic Area nationals will depend upon immigration status.

Refugees and benefits: Refugees have roughly the same entitlement to apply for benefits as UK citizens.


To find out what help may be available from grant giving charities, you can use the Turn2us Grants Search

Turn2us Grants Search

Advice and Support

Turn2us is unable to offer advice on individual situations. To find an adviser in your area to discuss your situation with, you can use the Turn2us Find an Adviser tool

Find an Adviser

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