Parental leave eligibility calculator

If you are having a baby, you can use this tool to check if you can get: 

  • Statutory Maternity Leave or Pay 
  • Statutory Paternity Leave or Pay 
  • Maternity Allowance 

There are different rules if you are adopting a child or using a surrogate to have a baby (external link)

Before you start  

You will need:

For each current or recent job you have before having a baby, you will need: 

  • The job's start date 
  • How much you earned 
  • The job's end date (if it has ended) 

You might need to give information about more than one job. 

You will need the same information about your partner if you will care for the child with them. You may also be able to get Shared Parental Leave and Pay (external link)