Gather your information
- your IRD number
- your current address
- contact details
- the name of the liable parent the waiver applies to
- to list which child or children this applies to
- the date you want the waiver to start.
Download and fill in the form
Make sure to save your details.
Send the form to us in myIR
Send your completed form to us in myIR.
Make sure you let us know the message is for child support. Attach your completed IR959 form and any supporting documents to the message.
You do not need to sign the form when sending it to us in myIR.
What happens next
We'll waive the payments from the liable parent named in the form, starting from the date you request.
If you want to stop getting your child support from both parents, you need to cancel your child support entirely.
Cancel your child support
If you're getting the sole parent rate of benefit or Unsupported Child's Benefit, you cannot cancel child support payments from the 1 parent. You also will not be able to cancel child support entirely.
Check you've included your correct information and any documents we need. Sign the form and send your documents to us at:
PO Box 39010
Wellington Mail Centre
Lower Hutt 5045