You must be in receipt of carer's allowance on 31 March 2022 to apply for this scheme.
Please read the support payment for unpaid carers privacy notice (external website).
National Insurance number
You will need to provide your National Insurance Number to apply for this scheme.
We cannot tell you what your National Insurance number is.
If you can't find your National Insurance Number, you can contact HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). If you call them, it can take up to 15 days to get a letter confirming your National Insurance number.
More information about how to find a lost National Insurance number (external website)