Report benefit fraud

Responsibility for the investigation of Housing Benefit fraud transferred to the Department of Work and Pensions on 1 July 2014. You can report benefit fraud online using the button below

Report benefit fraud

Alternatively you can report benefit fraud by telephone or post

By telephone 

Contact the DWP National Benefit Fraud Hotline on 0800 854 440. Your call is free and confidential you do not have to give your name or address. Lines are open Monday to Friday 8.00am to 6.00pm.

If you have speech or hearing problems you can use a text phone service on 0800 328 0512 or Welsh speakers can call or 0800 678 3722

By post

National Benefit Fraud Hotline
Mail Handling Site A
WV98 2BP