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 08 April 2024

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.


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