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Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) Businesses affected by the alert level increase that started on 17 August can apply for a Resurgence Support Payment. Applications for the 3rd payment opened on 8 October. There has also been a change that affects some Commonly Owned Groups Find out more

Gather your information

You'll need:

  • your IRD number
  • the years you want reviewed
  • the names and dates of birth of the children covered in the review
  • to list the grounds, reasons, for your review
  • to tell us why you believe the assessment should be changed, matching your situation with the grounds for review.

For the receiving carer and liable parent and any other person affected, you'll need their:

  • postal address
  • contact details.

With the future hearing, decide if you want to:

  • attend
  • bring a support person
  • have a representative in your place.

List the grounds you're using in the review

You'll need to write the numbers of each ground you're using in your application. Explain how your situation matches these grounds for review.

You'll also need to check that you've given us the additional documents needed as proof for each ground. They are listed under each of the grounds.

Grounds for child support reviews

Give us financial details if it will help with the review

Completing this form is optional. You can fill it in if you think it will help.

The review officer can only make a decision based on the information you give to them. This information is shared with the other people involved - make sure you only provide information you're comfortable with them receiving.

What happens next

We'll assess your application and be in touch with you if we need more information. We'll then contact you with our decision and any further options you may have.

My responsibilities

As a child support customer, you'll always need to:

  • tell us about changes
  • check your information
  • tell us if something is wrong.

Changes to my child support details

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

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