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Apply for Child Benefit Online

Please complete the below form to use our Submit and Send service to apply for Child Benefit online.
This online service will provide you with the multiple benefits, including checking that you have filled in the application fully, and assisting you with providing the correct supporting documents.
These features will ensure that your applications is processed as quick as possible by the Child Benefit office, and not rejected or delayed due to incomplete, inaccurate or Illegible documentation.
Your application will be checked, completed and emailed to you for printing and signing. The application will then need to be forwarded to the Child Benefit Office.

This information and form is also available without charge in the public domain.
Please ensure you are eligible to apply for Child Benefit before completing this form.


Section 1 - Your Details
Application Type:
Title:
Surname:
Forename(s):
Have you been know by any other Surname or Family name? No Yes
Please let us know the previous Family name / Surname:

Date of Birth:
National Insurance Number:
House Number or Name:
Street:
Town:
County:
Postcode:
Telephone Number:
Mobile Number:
Email Address:
Have you ever claimed Child Benefit before?: No Yes
Please detail your Child Benefit Number:
CHB

Are you getting any Child Benefit now?: No Yes
Please detail the name of the eldest child you are getting Child Benefit for:
Full Name:

What is this Childs Date of Birth:

Please tell us your last 2 addresses
House Number or Name:
Street:
Town:
County:
Postcode:
House Number or Name:
Street:
Town:
County:
Postcode:
Please tell us your marital status: Single
Married
Widowed
Living with a Partner
Seperated
Divorced

Do you usually live in the UK: YES NO
Please tell us the Country you usually live in:


If you came to live in the UK within the last 3 months please tell us when you arrived:

What is your Nationality:
Are you Subject to immigration control: NO YES

Have you been granted your current immigration status in the last 3 months: NO YES
Please tell us the date your immigration status was granted:

Please tell us your Home Office reference number:


Are you, or your partner if you have one, a UK Crown Servant posted overseas: NO YES
In the last 3 months, were you or your partner employed in Switzerland or a country in the European Economic Area (not including the UK): NO YES
Are you or your partner currently employed in Switzerland or a country in the European Economic Area (not including the UK): NO YES
In the last 3 months, did you or your partner receive a benefit from Switzerland or a country in the European Economic Area (not including the UK): NO YES
Are you or your partner currently receiving benefit from Switzerland or a country in the European Economic Area (not including the UK): NO YES
Section 2 - Your Partners Details
Do you have a partner: NO YES
What is your Partner's Nationality:


Is your partner already getting, or waiting to hear if they can get Child Benefit for any children (Select NO if you dont have a partner): NO YES
What is your Partner's:


CHB



What is this child’s date of birth:


Section 3 - Children you want to Claim Child Benefit for
Do not tell us about any children you already get Child Benefit for. Please enter the name exactly as shown on the child’s birth or adoption certificate.
1st Child
Forename(s):
Surname Name:
Childs Sex: Male Female
What is this child’s date of birth:

Do you want to claim for a 2nd Child: NO YES
What is your Childs's:


MaleFemale
Date of birth:

Do you want to claim for a 3rd Child: NO YES
What is your Childs's:


MaleFemale
Date of birth:

Do you want to claim for a 4th Child: NO YES
What is your Childs's:


MaleFemale
Date of birth:

Has anyone else ever claimed Child Benefit for any of the children you want to claim for: NO YES
What is the name of the person who claimed (if known):


What address was the claim made from (if known):






The Child Benefit number (if known):

NO YES
Please tell us the childs current & previous names:













Are any of the children you want to claim for living at a different address to yours? Please note, this includes children living outside the UK, even if they are living with another family member: NO YES
Please tell us the names of the children not living at your address:






Have any of the children you want to claim for lived at a different address to yours in the last 3 months? Please note, this includes children who have lived outside the UK, even if they were living with another family member: NO YES
Please tell us the names of the children and the date they came to live with you:


Date:

Date:

Date:

Date:
Are you including any children on this claim that are not your own? Please note, stepchildren and children you have legally adopted count as your own: NO YES
If you plan to adopt any of the children, Please tell us the names of the children:






If any of the children you want to claim for are not your own, and you are not planning to adopt them, please tell us:
















If you are getting Child Benefit already, is it paid directly into an account:
(select NO if you are not getting Child Benefit)
NO YES
Please tell us anything else you think we might need to know, for example
  • any other names you have been known by
  • other children you want to claim for that you have not told us about


If you are getting Child Benefit already, do you want it paid directly into an account:
(select NO if you are not getting Child Benefit)
NO YES
    Your Child Benefit can be paid into a
    • bank account or Post Office® card account
    • Alliance and Leicester account
    • building society account, or
    • National Savings account

in your name
in your partner’s name
in the name of both yourself and your partner
in the name of someone acting on your behalf
in the names of both yourself and someone acting on your behalf


Please complete the below details for the type of account you want the Child Benefit paid into:

  • BANK account or Post Office® card account







Sort code
  • Alliaance & Leicester current account – not a deposit account


  • Building Society savings account or cheque account – not a mortgage account or business account

Sort code

  • National Savings Bank investment account – not an ordinary account
Child Benefit is usually paid every 4 weeks. However, you can be paid weekly if:
  • you are bringing up children on your own,
  • you or your partner are receiving Income Support, or
  • you or your partner are receiving income–based Jobseeker's Allowance
you are bringing up children on your own
you or your partner are receiving Income Support
you or your partner are receiving income–based Jobseeker’s Allowance

Please tell us anything else you think we might need to know, for example
  • any other names you have been known by
  • other children you want to claim for that you have not told us about


If you are getting Child Benefit already, are you unable to open an account:
(select NO if you are not getting Child Benefit)
NO YES
The Child Benefit Office will contact you regarding this. Please tell us anything else you think we might need to know, for example:
  • any other names you have been known by
  • other children you want to claim for that you have not told us about


If you are claiming Child Benefit for the first time, or are claiming again after Child Benefit has stopped, do you want your Child Benefit paid directly into your account?: NO YES
Your Child Benefit can be paid into a
  • bank account or Post Office® card account
  • Alliance and Leicester account
  • building society account, or
  • National Savings account

in your name
in your partner’s name
in the name of both yourself and your partner
in the name of someone acting on your behalf
in the names of both yourself and someone acting on your behalf


Please complete the below details for the type of account you want the Child Benefit paid into:

  • BANK account or Post Office® card account







Sort code
  • Alliaance & Leicester current account – not a deposit account


  • Building Society savings account or cheque account – not a mortgage account or business account

Sort code

  • National Savings Bank investment account – not an ordinary account
Child Benefit is usually paid every 4 weeks. However, you can be paid weekly if:
  • you are bringing up children on your own,
  • you or your partner are receiving Income Support, or
  • you or your partner are receiving income–based Jobseeker's Allowance
you are bringing up children on your own
you or your partner are receiving Income Support
you or your partner are receiving income–based Jobseeker’s Allowance

Please tell us anything else you think we might need to know, for example
  • any other names you have been known by
  • other children you want to claim for that you have not told us about


If you are claiming Child Benefit for the first time, or are claiming again after Child Benefit has stopped, would you like more information about opening an account: NO YES

The Child Benefit Office will contact you regarding this. Please tell us anything else you think we might need to know, for example:

  • any other names you have been known by
  • other children you want to claim for that you have not told us about


If you are claiming Child Benefit for the first time, or are claiming again after Child Benefit has stopped, Have you applied, or are you going to apply for an account, but do not yet have your account details: NO YES
The Child Benefit Office will contact you regarding this. Please tell us anything else you think we might need to know, for example:
  • any other names you have been known by
  • other children you want to claim for that you have not told us about


If you are claiming Child Benefit for the first time, or are claiming again after Child Benefit has stopped, Are you unable to open an account: NO YES
The Child Benefit Office will contact you regarding this. Please tell us anything else you think we might need to know, for example:
  • any other names you have been known by
  • other children you want to claim for that you have not told us about


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