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Delays to response times: It is taking longer than usual to answer calls and myIR messages, and to process some COVID-19 Support Payment applications. This is because of the impact of COVID-19. If possible, please contact us through your myIR account. Log in to myIR

Budget 2022: The Government has announced Budget 2022, which includes changes to child support payments. Find out more on our Tax Policy website

Budget 2022: The Government has announced a Cost of Living Payment, which will be paid from 1 August 2022. You do not need to apply for this payment. If you are eligible, we’ll pay it into your bank account. Find out more

Gather your information

You will need your partner's.

  • IRD number
  • date of birth
  • full name
  • paid parental leave entitlement start date.

Complete the transfer request in myIR

Log in to myIR to complete the transfer request. To get to the transfer request after you’ve logged in to myIR, select 'More' from your Paid parental leave account, then 'Transfer my Paid Parental Leave'. 

You’ll have a chance to review the information you’ve entered before submitting the request.

What happens next

We’ll send your partner a notification advising them to complete an application to complete the transfer process.

Your entitlement will be updated to show that your payments have been transferred from the date provided.

Last updated: 01 Mar 2021
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