To find out how to open a Child Development Account, please select one of the following:
If your child is born on or after 1 January 2015, you will receive the cash gifts in your selected bank account, in 5 payments within 18 months from the birth of the child.
Payment Schedule for children born on or after 1 Jan 2015
Birth Order 1st & 2nd
Birth Order 3rd onwards
Within 10 working days of birth¹
6 months old
12 months old
15 months old
18 Months old
¹ from birth registration or joining Baby Bonus (whichever is later)
To check the scheduled payment date and cash gift payment date, you can select 'View Account Summary' under Services on Baby Bonus Online. For children who were born before 1 January 2015 and have enrolled for the scheme, you can also check their payment details using 'View Account Summary' under Services.