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Delays to response times: It is taking longer than usual to answer calls and myIR messages, and to process some COVID-19 Support Payment applications. This is because of the impact of COVID-19. If possible, please contact us through your myIR account. Log in to myIR

Budget 2022: The Government has announced Budget 2022, which includes changes to child support payments. Find out more on our Tax Policy website

Budget 2022: The Government has announced a Cost of Living Payment, which will be paid from 1 August 2022. You do not need to apply for this payment. If you are eligible, we’ll pay it into your bank account. Find out more

A court order is a document from a judge or a court.

If you get an order from a New Zealand court, the Ministry of Justice will send this to us to administer. We will let you know:

  • the amount you will pay or receive
  • when we will collect payments.

If you disagree with the amount, you'll need to contact the Ministry of Justice.

Ministry of Justice - Child support


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Last updated: 18 Sep 2020
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