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You can normally use your Child Benefit award notice to prove you qualify for Child Benefit.
Child Benefit award notices have replaced Child Benefit numbers as the main way to prove your eligibility. You will not have a Child Benefit number if you first claimed after 23 February 2021.
Check with whoever is asking what proof they need and how up to date it has to be.
You may be able to use the following if you need more than your Child Benefit award notice:
There may be circumstances where the person or organisation requesting evidence of your Child Benefit will not accept an award notice or bank statement.
If you need other written proof, contact the Child Benefit Office.
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.
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