Form

Carer's Allowance claim form

Use this form to claim Carer’s Allowance by post if you can’t claim online.

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Carer's Allowance claim form (to print and fill in with a pen)

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Carer's Allowance claim form (to fill in on screen – and then print)

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Notes about claiming Carer's Allowance

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Notes about claiming Carer's Allowance (to fill in on screen – and then print)

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If you get a State Pension: Carer's Allowance claim form (to print and fill in with a pen)

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If you get a State Pension: Notes about claiming Carer's Allowance

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Details

To claim Carer’s Allowance by post:

  • print one of these forms (use the State Pension version if you get a State Pension)
  • fill it in with a pen
  • post it to the address on the form

Alternatively, you can claim Carer’s Allowance online.

Published 1 April 2013
Last updated 23 September 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated Carer's Allowance claim form (to fill in on screen – and then print).

  2. Edited Carers Allowance DS700 form in English and Welsh and added interactive version of the form in English.

  3. Revised Welsh Carer's Allowance claim form and notes.

  4. Published updated claim notes with information related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The updated information is on page 1 of the notes (English and Welsh).

  5. Updated Carer's Allowance claim forms and notes in English and Welsh.

  6. Added updated Welsh claim forms 'Carer's Allowance claim form (to print and fill in with a pen)' and 'If you get a State Pension: Carer's Allowance claim form (to print and fill in with a pen)'.

  7. Replaced forms and notes with updated versions, following an increase in the permitted earnings for Carer's Allowance from 1 April 2019.

  8. Added updated claim forms and notes in English and Welsh. The phone numbers have been updated to the 0800 freephone number and the permitted earnings amount has been updated to match the 2018 to 2019 rate.

  9. Added revised DS700 Carer's Allowance and State Pension notes - Carer's Allowance earnings limit is £116 a week. The Welsh versions will be updated in due course.

  10. Replaced all Carer's Allowance DS700 forms and notes with updated versions.

  11. Added latest versions - April 2015.

  12. Added latest versions.

  13. First published.