Child Benefit: coming to or leaving the UK

This factsheet explains about special Child Benefit rules if you're coming to the UK from abroad or leaving the UK permanently or temporarily.


Child Benefit: coming to or leaving the UK

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Factsheets are for guidance only and reflect the HM Revenue and Customs position at the time of writing.

Published 8 September 2014
Last updated 1 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. CH5 Notes for October 2018 have been added to the page.
  2. The minimum gross income for genuine and effective work has increased from £155 to £157 per week. Other amendments are for readability, with no changes to law or practice.
  3. CH5 Notes for October 2016 has been added to the page.
  4. First published.