Beta This part of GOV.UK is being rebuilt – find out what beta means

HMRC internal manual

Tax Credits Manual

How to check a child’s date of birth

Version 1.0

Changes to previous version - new guidance

Step 1

On the ‘Function Menu’

  • select ‘Application’ on the toolbar
  • select ‘View’ from the options available. You will be taken to the ‘Key Entry Data - Applicant’ screen
  • enter the customer’s NINO
  • select the ‘All’ checkbox
  • select ‘OK’.

If you are taken to the ‘Select Individual’ screen

  • select the relevant claim
  • select ‘OK’. You will be taken to the ‘Application Summary’ screen

Note: If you are instead taken to the ‘Select Application’ screen or the ‘Select Application Version’ screen, follow the guidance below for those screens.

If you are taken to the ‘Select Application’ screen

  • select the relevant claim
  • select ‘OK’. You will be taken to the ‘Application Summary’ screen

Note: If you are instead taken to the ‘Select Application Version’ screen, follow the guidance below for that screen.

If you are taken to the ‘Select Application Version’ screen

  • select version 1 of the claim
  • select ‘OK’. You will be taken to the ‘Application Summary’ screen
  • go to Step 2.

If you are taken straight to the ‘Application Summary’ screen, go to Step 2.

Top of page

Step 2

On the ‘Application Summary’ screen

  • select ‘Navigation’ on the toolbar
  • select ‘Children’ from the options available. You will be taken to the ‘Child Details’ screen
  • the date of birth of the child is shown next to their name.