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Child benefit online application

JamieT123 Community member Posts: 16 Connected
How do you apply for CB online? I pressed start now at the online application and it still made me print and send forms.. does this mean I have not applied online?


  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 10,413 Disability Gamechanger
    the form says "you may" need to download and return the forms
    Seasons greetings to one and all 🎄🎅🏻🌲
  • JamieT123
    JamieT123 Community member Posts: 16 Connected
    yeah I get that, my question is if I’ve completed it online and had to print and send does that count as an online application or post? The forms were filled out by their online system I just had to sign it 
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 10,413 Disability Gamechanger
    I'm not sure it matters what it counts as, what matters is making the application.
    Seasons greetings to one and all 🎄🎅🏻🌲
  • Biblioklept
    Biblioklept Community member Posts: 3,899 Disability Gamechanger
    @JamieT123 it sounds like it hasn't been submitted so you'd need to send them to apply. Sounds like a silly system :( 
  • Albus_Scope
    Albus_Scope Posts: 1,481 Scope online community team
    Hi @JamieT123, sorry to hear that it's all been a bit confusing!
    Did you sign in with your government gateway account?  If not, this will be why it's asking you to print things out.  You can only fully do it online if you sign in first. 
    Albus (he/him)

    Online Community Coordinator @ Scope

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 49,593 Disability Gamechanger
    I have no idea what reason but online applications work for some but not for others. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.


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