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Dwp.gov.uk Server Status Check
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Department for Work and PensionsWebsite Name:
www.dwp.gov.ukURL Checked:
Response Time:
Last Down:
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Department for Work and Pensions Website Status History
Dwp.gov.uk server report and response time

The above graph displays service status activity for Dwp.gov.uk over the last 10 automatic checks. The blue bar displays the response time, which is better when smaller. If no bar is displayed for a specific time it means that the service was down and the site was offline.

Service Status History

DateTimePing Time DateTimePing Time
10:1012.33 ms. 
20:2619.06 ms.
15:5912.62 ms. 
11:5310.58 ms.
18:526.27 ms. 
05:1011.16 ms.
07:295.63 ms. 
15:3210.54 ms.
22:146.31 ms. 
08:0210.61 ms. 

* Times displayed are PT, Pacific Time (UTC/GMT 0)  |  Current server time is 05:23

We have tried pinging Department for Work and Pensions website using our server and the website returned the above results. If dwp.gov.uk is down for us too there is nothing you can do except waiting. Probably the server is overloaded, down or unreachable because of a network problem, outage or a website maintenance is in progress...

Can't Access Department for Work and Pensions - Troubleshooting Instructions

If the site is UP but you cant access the page, try one of the below solutions:

Browser Related Problems

Force a full refresh for the site. This can be achieved by pressing CTRL + F5 keys at the same time on your favourite browser (Firefox, Chrome, Explorer, etc.)

Clear the temporary cache and cookies on your browser to make sure that you have the most recent version of the web page. For instructions choose your browser :

Fix DNS Problems

A Domain Name System (DNS) allows a site IP address (192.168.x.x) to be identified with words (*.com) in order to be remembered more easily, like a phonebook for websites. This service is usually provided by your ISP.

Clear your local DNS cache to make sure that you grab the most recent cache that your ISP has. For Windows - (Start > Command Prompt > type "ipconfig /flushdns" and hit enter). For details choose your operating system :

If you can access a website at office or from a 3G network yet it's not working on your computer, it is a good idea to use an alternative DNS service other than your ISPs. OpenDNS or Google Public DNS are both excellent and free public DNS services.

Check our help page for step-by-step instructions on how to change your DNS.

Having Problems with Accessing Dwp.gov.uk?
Maggie Lee · 27 April 2016 - 17:43
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

I can not get on SFE when I go to log in I get the register to vote page.

Juinn Tang · 23 February 2016 - 10:40
· · Safari 9.0.3 on Mac

Trying to setup a pension. After entering username and password, site reports an error, not credential errors.

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