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Can I claim free childcare

Questions and discussions about claiming benefits while living and working in the UK

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peppekalle
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Can I claim free childcare

Post by peppekalle » Tue Nov 22, 2022 3:47 pm

I have ILR can I claim free child care for my son who has no recourse to public funds.

mramay
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Location: United Kingdom

Re: Can I claim free childcare

Post by mramay » Fri Nov 25, 2022 1:07 pm

Hi,

From my experience we can only claim childcare once we have settled status.

check -> https://www.gov.uk/tax-free-childcare
and look for following paragraph:

Your immigration status
To be eligible for Tax-Free Childcare, you must have a National Insurance number and at least one of the following:

British or Irish citizenship
settled or pre-settled status, or you have applied and you’re waiting for a decision
permission to access public funds - your UK residence card will tell you if you cannot do this

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