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Budget 2024: The Government has announced FamilyBoost, a proposed new childcare payment to help eligible families with the rising costs of Early Childhood Education (ECE). Find out more:

Use this form to register a court order or voluntary agreement for domestic maintenance with us.

Before you start

For the receiving carer, you'll need their:

  • IRD number
  • current address
  • contact details
  • bank account information.

For the liable parent, you'll need their:

  • IRD number
  • current address
  • contact details
  • employer's information, if known.

For setting up payments, you'll need the:

  • amount to be paid
  • payment frequency
  • start date
  • lump sum, if any.

Download and fill in the form

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 IR962 form and any supporting documents to the message.

You do not need to sign the form when sending it to us in myIR.

How to send a message in myIR

Log in to myIR

Check you've included your correct information and any documents we need. Sign the form and send your documents to us at:

Child Support
PO Box 39010
Wellington Mail Centre
Lower Hutt 5045

What happens next

By completing this form, you're asking us to collect payments of domestic maintenance for you. We'll use the start date you give in the form.

Once set up, we'll start collecting payments from the liable parent and pass them on to the receiving carer.

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Last updated: 28 Apr 2021
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