To whom are the benefits paid?
To one of the parents:
If the parents and the child live in the same household, the parents are free to designate the recipient of the child benefits. The recipient is defined as the person in whose hands the payment of the benefit is made. You can change your beneficiary if both parents agree. In this case, please write to the CAE.
If the parents are separated, child benefits are paid to the natural or legal person with whom the child has his or her legal domicile and effective and continuous residence.
To a child of legal age or to an emacipated minor child:
On request, the allowance can be paid into the account of the child who has reached legal age or is an emancipated minor.
To the person having custody of the child:
If your child is placed in care by court order, the child benefits are paid to the natural or legal person who has custody of the child and with whom the child has his or her legal domicile and effective and continuous residence.
In case of disagreement:
In the event of a dispute, it is up to the Fund to determine who is entitled to child benefits in the child's interest on the basis of the information available to the Fund.