Guardian's Allowance


Send a message about Guardian's Allowance

Send HMRC a query about Guardian’s Allowance or tell them about changes that may affect your Guardian’s Allowance claim.

If HMRC needs to contact you about anything confidential they’ll reply by phone or post.


Call HMRC to find out if you’re eligible for Guardians Allowance, get a claim pack, or to report a change of circumstance.

0300 200 3101

0300 200 3103

Opening times:

Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4pm

Closed Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays.

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Send your claim form to HMRC, or write to report a change of circumstances.

HM Revenue and Customs - Guardian's Allowance Unit
Child Benefit Office
PO Box 1
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE88 1AA
United Kingdom