Step 1How many children do you want to claim Child Benefit for?

Step 2Which tax year are you claiming for?

Tax years run from 6 April to 5 April the following year.

Step 3Are you claiming for only a part of the tax year for any of your children?

Step 4Enter your income details for the tax year (optional):

  • don’t combine your household income
  • use your partner’s income if it’s higher than yours
  • you can get some of this information from your P60, P11D, employer or tax adviser