Change of circumstances

It’s important to tell us if your circumstances change, so we can give you the right payment.

You need to tell us if there are changes to:

You also need to tell us if:

  • you're leaving the country, temporarily or permanently
  • you get a lump sum payment
  • your or your partners income or assets change
  • you have started or finished studying

Use self service to update many of these things yourself quickly and easily.

Information specific to payments

Some payments have additional information about what you need to do to tell us about changes in your circumstances. Read more about how a change in your circumstances will affect your payment if you receive:

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Page last updated: 6 October 2016