Get help arranging child maintenance
This service will give you information about the different options available to make a child maintenance arrangement. These are:
- making your own arrangement
- using the Child Maintenance Service
At the end of this service, you can choose to make your own arrangement or start a new child maintenance application.
Contact Child Maintenance Choices if you live in Northern IrelandStart now
If you have used the Child Maintenance Service before
You should report a change of circumstances (opens in new tab) If you need to make a change to your existing child maintenance arrangement.
You can use this service to find out how you can arrange child maintenance payments with a different parent.
I do not know if I have an existing child maintenance arrangement
I need to change which parent receives or pays child maintenance
You will need to close your existing Child Maintenance case and open a new one.
If you were the original applicant, you can close your case in My Child Maintenance Case (opens in new tab) , or you can contact the Child Maintenance Service (opens in new tab).
If you were not the original applicant, you will need to contact the Child Maintenance Service (opens in new tab).
Your application will be closed soon
We will close your application if you do not continue it in the next 5 minutes. Your answers will be deleted. This is to protect your information.Continue