Carer's Allowance: report changes online

Use the online service to report any changes in circumstances concerning your claim or application for Carer's Allowance.

Before you start

If you get Carer's Allowance or have applied for it, you need to report changes in your circumstances, including:

  • changes to income or employment for you or a dependent adult
  • changes to, or new benefits for you, the person you are caring for, or a dependent adult or child
  • if you or a dependent adult go into full-time education (21 hours or more a week of supervised study)
  • if a dependent child re-enters or leaves full time education
  • a change of address for you, a dependent adult or the person you're caring for
  • breaks in caring, for example, holidays or a stay in hospital
  • a temporary or permanent move abroad.  

What you’ll need

To use the online service, you need:

  • your National Insurance number
  • details of the person you’re caring for
  • details of your changes

You can only use this service if you live in Northern Ireland. If you live in Great Britain you will need to visit GOV.UK website

Carer's Allowance: report changes online

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