Child benefit

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:

How much do you get?

  • £24 for the eldest or only child
  • £15.90 for each additional child

How is it paid? SHOW

Effect on other benefits SHOW

Child benefit income tax charge SHOW

How do I claim? SHOW

What to do if your circumstances change SHOW

What else do I need to know? SHOW

Further information SHOW