Child Benefit is a regular payment made to anyone bringing up children. It is paid for each child that qualifies and isn't affected by income or savings.
Who is eligible?
You'll be able to get Child Benefit if you're bringing up a child who is:
- Under 16
- Under 20 if they stay in approved education or training
How much do you get?
- £24 for the eldest or only child
- £15.90 for each additional child