Carer's Credits - How much Carer's Credits will I get?
Carer's Credits helps carers fill gaps in their national insurance record to help them qualify for the State Pension and other benefits.
- Last reviewed 19 July 2023
How much Carer's Credits will I get?
You do not receive a payment. Instead, you will be credited with a Class 3 national insurance credit for every week you qualify. These help you meet the contribution conditions for:
If you are receiving Carer’s Allowance (or would receive it if it weren’t for an overlapping benefit) you will be credited with Class 1 national insurance credits which will also count towards contributory Employment and Support Allowance, contribution-based Jobseeker’s Allowance and Bereavement Support Payment.
Reviewed December 2021