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Universal Credit Verification - DWP number may appear as "0800" "private" "number withheld"

If you have made a claim for Universal Credit please be aware that the DWP will contact you to verify your claim.

DWP number may appear as 0800 number, ‘private’ or ‘number withheld’.

The DWP will let you know via your online journal that they intend to call you soon, it is important that you answer the DWP call to process your Universal Credit claim.

The DWP will always reassure you that the call is genuine by providing you with security details.