Maternity Allowance

Maternity Allowance Phone Number

The Maternity Allowance telephone number is 0800 169 0283.

The Maternity Allowance textphone number is 0800 169 0286.

The Maternity Allowance NGT text relay number is 18001 then 0800 169 0283.

The Maternity Allowance Welsh language is 0800 169 0283.

The Maternity Allowance phone number is available Monday to Friday between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.

How much is Maternity Allowance in 2019?

You could get either:

  • £145.18 a week or 90% of your average weekly earnings (whichever is less) for 39 weeks
  • £27 a week for 39 weeks
  • £27 a week for 14 weeks
  • Maternity Allowance is paid every 2 or 4 weeks.

You can claim Maternity Allowance once you’ve been pregnant for 26 weeks. Payments can start 11 weeks before your baby is due.

Maternity Pay Calculator

Use the Government's Maternity Pay calculator to find how much money you're entitled to: https://www.gov.uk/pay-leave-for-parents.

Maternity Allowance Forms

Maternity Allowance claim form you can fill in on screen and then print

Maternity Allowance claim form you can print and fill in with a pen

Notes sheet for the Maternity Allowance claim form

Welsh: Lwfans Mamolaeth

Welsh: Lwfans Mamolaeth taflen nodiadau