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CHB three month rule


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Is a returning UK national who starts working on return able to claim CHB before the end of three months being here, just like an EEA national who is working.

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See p. 1536 of CPAG Benefits and Tax Credits Handbook 2017/18 under Child benefit and child tax credit third bullet point. A UK National is not an EEA national for benefits purposes so third bullet point would be relevant and don’t have to have been in GB/UK for three months if you are a worker/self-employed.