Child Benefit - SW 42

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Child Benefit is a monthly payment for each qualified child normally living with you and being supported by you. A qualified child is:

  • a child under age 16,
  1. or
  • a child aged 16 or 17 who:
    • is in full-time education, or
    • attends a SOLAS (formerly known as FÁS) Youthreach course, or
    • is physically or intellectually disabled, and
    • depends on you.

Child Benefit stops when your child reaches age 18.

Last modified:14/08/2014