2-year-old eligibility criteria This is the eligibility critieria for 2 year old funding. For your child to be eligible you must meet one of the criteria in the table below. Details of the evidence you will need to provide are also listed: 2-year-old funding criteria and evidence CriteriaEvidence Families in receipt of one or more of the following benefits or tax credits: Income Support Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) Income-related Employment Support Allowance (ESA) Universal Credit, where your household has a combined annual work income of less than £15,400 after tax Child Tax Credit OR Working Tax Credit where your household income is £16,190 a year or less before tax Guaranteed element of Pension Credit Working Tax Credit 4-week run on (the payment you get when you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit) We will use the information you provide on the application form to check your eligibility using an online government eligibility checking system. Ensure the information is as accurate as possible. We may contact you if further information or evidence is required. Children who are looked after by the local authority. Confirmation from your Social Worker. Children who have an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan. Confirmation from your EHC lead professional. Disabled children who receive Disability Living Allowance (DLA). Copy of your benefit letter confirming you are in receipt of DLA for your child. Children who have left care under a Special Guardianship Order, Adoption Order or Child Arrangements Order. Copy of the Order or confirmation from your Social Worker. Children who are the subject of a Child Protection Plan. Confirmation from your Social Worker. Children from a triplet or higher multiple birth. We will contact you to discuss the evidence we require. Children from Ukraine We will contact you to discuss the evidence we require. Non-UK citizens who cannot claim benefits Examples of non-UK citizens who cannot claim benefits Families receiving support under the Immigration and Asylum Act and claimed asylum in the UK and are waiting for a decision (known as 'part 6') National Asylum Seeker Service (NASS) Reference Number or Port Reference Number. Families with no recourse to public funds where the annual household income is: £26,500 for families outside of London with one child or £30,600 for families outside of London with two or more children This includes but is not limited to the following groups: Families with a right to remain in the UK on grounds of private and family life Zambrano Carers (familes with a right to remain in the UK as they are the carer of a British Citizen) Families receiving support under Section 17 of the Children Act 1989 A subset of failed asylum seekers supported under Section 4 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 Chen carers Families holding a BN(O) passport Spousal visa holders Work visa holders Student visa holders Those with no immigration status Those with a UK Ancestry Visa Those with temporary protection status under Section 12 of the Immigration and Nationality Act Those with pre-settled status who do not meet the qualifying right to remain test A self declaration form is required as well as the 2-year-old funding application form. More information is available.