HM Revenue & Customs

Apply for an advance of Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP)

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Use this form to claim an advanced funding of SPP. Use a new form for each claim if you need to recover SPP for more than one employee.

Which HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Accounts Office deals with your PAYE record? Please select one box below.

  •  Help for Accounts Office Cumbernauld
  •  Help for Accounts Office Shipley
 Help for Accounts Office reference:
 Help for Employer's PAYE Reference:
 Help for Contact telephone number (including area code):
 Help for Full contact name:
 Help for Email address:
 Help for Date business started:


Account details

Our preferred method of payment is by Bacs as this is the most.

Please select the box below if you prefer your payment by Payable Order.

Please note: This will take longer than a payment direct to your bank account.


Employee details

 Help for Date started employment:

Please select the box below if the employee is subject to Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (TUPE) in the last 2 years?


Birth or adoption details

You can claim a maximum of 2 weeks SPP taken in a single period within 56 days of the birth or adoption placement.

 Help for Date the child was born or placed:


Details of claim

 Help for a. Rate used for this claim (£):
 Help for b. Number of weeks claimed:
 Help for c. Claim subtotal (a × b) (£):
 Help for d. Compensation at 3% of box (c) (£):
 Help for e. Total amount claimed (c + d) (£):
 Help for f. Less any tax/NIC deducted (£):
 Help for g. Total amount to be paid (e - f) (£):


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