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Service changes and updates IR offices, myIR and phone lines (SPK2IR) are unavailable until the morning of Thursday 28 October for planned system maintenance. Find out more

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) You will not be able to apply for the RSP in myIR until the morning of Thursday 28 October. Businesses affected by the alert level increase that started on 17 August can apply in myIR from 28 October. Applications for a 4th payment round are planned to open on 29 October. Find out more

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) The government has announced an increase to the amount and frequency of the RSP from 12 November. Find out more

I am a recipient moving to Australia

If you applied for child support in New Zealand and are moving to Australia you will need to contact the Australian Department of Human Services to make an assessment.

You will have to let us know you are leaving so we can cancel payments and you can start receiving entitlements in Australia.

I am a recipient moving overseas

If you are leaving New Zealand you need to let us know so we can continue administering your child support. You will need to give us a New Zealand bank account to receive monthly payments.

It is important to give us your income details otherwise we will have to estimate your income. Send your most recent tax return or evidence of income to make sure you get the right amount.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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