Child Tax Credit

Type of service:
Finance And Funding
HM Revenue and Customs - Tax Credit Office, Preston, PR1 4AT
Telephone number:
0345 300 3900
Mobile number:
0345 300 3909
Service description:
You could get Child Tax Credit for each child you’re responsible for if they’re:

under 16
under 20 and in approved education or training
You don’t need to be working to claim Child Tax Credit.

You get money for each child that qualifies and Child Tax Credit won’t affect your Child Benefit.

How much you get depends on your circumstances - you can use the tax credit calculator to work this out.

Only one household can get Child Tax Credit for a child.
Age range:
0 - 20 years
Opening hours:
Monday 08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 20:00
Thursday 08:00 - 20:00
Friday 08:00 - 20:00
Saturday 08:00 - 16:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Person Responsible (Parent) For A Child Under 16 Or Under 20 And In Approved Education Or Training
Referral route:
  • Contact Service Direct
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