Benefits – form

Guardian's Allowance: claim form (BG1)

Use form BG1 to claim Guardian's Allowance if you're bringing up a child whose parents have died.


Claim form (BG1)

Claiming Guardian's Allowance (BG1 Notes)

Continuation sheet for additional children (BG1(CS))


Use form BG1 to make a claim. If you’re claiming Guardian’s Allowance for more than one child, use the continuation sheet BG1 (CS) to give details of the other children you want to claim for.

You could get Guardian’s Allowance if you’re bringing up a child whose parents have died. You may also qualify if there’s one surviving parent.

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Guardian’s Allowance
Who can claim Guardian’s Allowance, how to claim and how much you can get.