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Separation details form (MOD S)

Use this form to let us know you’ve separated from your partner.

  1. Separated parents
  2. Separating

Guide for newly separated parents

Use this guide if you’re newly separated. It has a list of tasks you may want to do or consider when going through separation.

  1. Child support assessment
  2. How we work out your assessment

How your percentage of care affects your child support payments

We consider each parent or non-parent carer’s care of the child as part of our child support assessment. This is their percentage of care.

Choose how to pay child support

There are different ways to make child support payments.

  1. Child support assessment
  2. What you need to know

Non-parent carer applying for child support

If you provide care for a child and aren’t the parent, you may be able to receive child support from both parents. You must apply for a child support assessment.

  1. Separated parents
  2. Most useful information

Request to change payment collection method form (CS1979)

Use this form if you are the receiving parent and you already have a registered Child Support case with us and you want to change your collection method.

  1. Separated parents
  2. Most useful information

Child Support online account help - Update contact details

You can advise change of contact details is by using your Child Support online account.

  1. Separated parents
  2. Most useful information

Child Support online account help - Extend child support for child turning 18

Instructions on how to use your online account to extend child support for a child turning 18 to the end of the school year.

  1. Top payments
  2. Binding child support agreement

What you need to do for a binding child support agreement

A written agreement about child support payments where both parties get independent legal advice.

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Child over 18 in full time secondary education form (CS2716)

Use this form to extend child support to the end of the school year before your child turns 18.

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Page last updated: 10 December 2021