Synonyms of claimant
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applicantAn applicant for something such as a job or a place at a college is someone who makes a formal written request to be given it.
• The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills.
pretenderA pretender to a position is someone who claims the right to that position, and whose claim is disputed by others.
• the Comte de Paris, pretender to the French throne
supplicant (formal)A supplicant is a person who prays to God or respectfully asks an important person to help them or to give them something that they want very much.
Thesaurus for claimant from the Collins English Thesaurus