DWP Child Benefit Telephone Number

What is Child Benefit?

Child Benefit is a welfare payment to help parents and families with the cost of raising children. It can be difficult to find out whether you’re eligible, how much you can claim, and what to do if things don’t go to plan.

Here you will find a guide to your child benefit claim whether you’re a new or existing claimant. Getting in touch with the team at the Child Benefit office is simple, click below to find out more.

The numbers listed here will help you connect to the right team. When calling the helpline, please ensure you listen carefully to the available options and select the option most appropriate to your inquiry

Parents and Carers can call the Child benefit Contact Number for assistance and information on this UK benefit, designed to help adults with the cost of caring for a child or a young adult in education. Call today to find out whether you can claim, how much you’ll get, and more.

Child Benefits Telephone Numbers

The telephone number for Child Benefit enquiries is 0300 200 3100. This is the number for the Child Benefit Helpline, which is run by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

The Child Benefit Helpline is open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Monday to Friday, and from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturdays.

When calling the Child Benefit Helpline, you should have your National Insurance number and Child Benefit number (if you have one) ready, as well as any other relevant information about your circumstances or the child in question. The helpline advisors will be able to assist with a range of inquiries, such as checking eligibility, updating personal details, or making a claim for Child Benefit.

Child Benefits Telephone Numbers Outside the UK +44 161 210 3086

Benefits Offices Opening times:

Our phone line opening hours are:

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 6 pm

Closed on Sundays and bank holidays.

Jobcentre Opening & Closing Times

DWP Jobcentre Plus is normally open from

  • Jobcentre opening hours are from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday till Friday
  • Crisis Loan telephone lines are open from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm. Monday till Friday
  • Contact Centres are open from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm. Monday till Friday

These are the normal Jobcentre opening hours for most DWP jobcentres in the UK.

If You need to cancel or change an appointment at your local DWP Jobcentre Plus Office you may only contact them during normal business hours.