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Child support - change of circumstances

 

If you've registered for online services you can complete your change of circumstances online. The form will pre-populate with your personal details.

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About this service

If you have a change in your circumstances or personal details you need to notify us so we can ensure you continue to pay or receive the correct amount of child support. This service enables you to notify us of your change in circumstances. It is the same as completing the Child support - change of circumstances (IR116) form.

When to use this service

For custodians:

  • You are now living with the person who is paying you child support
  • The children you receive child support for are no longer in your care
  • The children you receive child support for no longer qualify for child support
  • You are no longer receiving a benefit from Work and Income
  • Any change not covered above

For paying parents:

  • You are now living with a new partner
  • You are now living with new children
  • You are no longer living with a partner
  • You are no longer living with children in your care
  • The children you pay child support for are now in your care
  • You are now receiving a benefit from Work and Income
  • Any change not covered above

This form will take about fifteen minutes to complete.

What you will need

Your IRD number - if you don't have your IRD number call us on 0800 227 774.

If you receive a benefit from Work and Income:
Your Work and Income customer number - if you don't have your Work and Income customer number call us on 0800 559 009.

After you finish

Depending on the actual change in your circumstances we may need to reassess the amount of child support you either pay or receive.

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