Report changes to family circumstances affecting Child Benefit

Tell the Child Benefit Office about changes to your family circumstances.


Report online (sign in using Government Gateway)


You can report changes to your family circumstances online, for example:

  • change of name
  • change of address
  • temporary or permanent moves abroad
  • changes to marital status, civil partnership or if living with a partner
  • change of bank account details

How to use the online form

You’ll need to either:

  • sign in with your Government Gateway user ID and password (if you do not have a user ID, you can create one when you first try to sign in)
  • use your email address to get a confirmation code that you can use to sign in
Published 30 November 2015
Last updated 16 November 2023 + show all updates
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  2. The email versions of this form has been removed.

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