Child Benefit payment dates

Bank holidays

Your Child Benefit payment is usually paid early if it’s due on a bank holiday.

Due date Payment date
22 April 2019 18 April
6 May 2019 3 May
27 May 2019 24 May
26 August 2019 23 August

You can work out when you’ll be paid.

Public holidays in Scotland and Northern Ireland

Payments might be late for some bank holidays in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Due date Payment date
18 March 2019 19 March - Northern Ireland only
19 March 2019 20 March - Northern Ireland only
15 July 2019 16 July - Northern Ireland only
5 August 2019 6 August - Scotland only
6 August 2019 7 August - Scotland only
30 December 2019 31 December - Northern Ireland only

Local holidays in Scotland

Your payment might be delayed because of local holidays if you live in the following places:

  • Glasgow and Aberdeen - local holiday on 30 September
  • Edinburgh - local holiday on 16 September
  • Dundee - local holiday on 7 October