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Parents of qualifying children can apply for a formula assessment of child support. If you're a parent living in Australia, you must apply for child support through the Australian Department of Human Services (DHS).
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Use this form to apply for a formula assessment if you're a parent. Use a separate application for each 'other' parent. List the children under the appropriate parent, eg, if you have children with two ex-partners, fill in an application form for each.
Your IRD number.
The full name of the other parent(s) and any other details you are able to provide for us.
The full name of any dependent child (or children) in your care and their IRD number if you have one. You'll also need to provide proof of the date of birth for each child using one of the following:
For proof of paternity you will need to provide:
If you share the care of a child (or children) then you'll need to provide:
When you have printed, signed and enclosed all the necessary paperwork for this form you can send it to us.