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Jobseeker's Allowance

Jobseeker's Allowance Team

Ground Floor

Markwell House

Market Street

Douglas IM1 2RZ

Telephone:+44 1624 685656 (option 1)

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You may be able to claim Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) if you are unemployed, available to take up full-time work immediately and you are actively seeking work.

There are two types of JSA:

Basic qualifying conditions

To qualify for contribution or income based JSA you must:

  • Be available for work
  • Be actively seeking work
  • Be capable of work
  • Enter into a Jobseeker's Agreement with us
  • Be under state pension age
  • Be living in the Isle of Man

You must not be in full-time education - this means guided learning of 16 hours or more a week.

You must tell us about any work you do. Any earnings you have of more than £10 a week will affect your JSA.

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