Publications and Forms
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Child support forms and publications may also be ordered using the OTDA Publications Order form.
Application for child support
Application for Child Support Services (PDF) (13 pages).
Note: Keep pages 1-4 for your reference. These pages contain important information you need to know about child support services. Complete and submit Parts A, B, and C to your local child support office.
Additional Child Information
If you are requesting support for more than two (2) children with the Other Party named in this application, complete and submit Additional Child Information (1 page) for each additional child:
Information about Child Support Services
Information about Child Support Services (Part A: Pages 1–4):
Forms for noncustodial parents
Acknowledgment of Parentage (5171)
Child Support Brochures
Child Support Services (1950)
New York State prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, and in some cases, religion or political beliefs. New York State additionally prohibits discrimination based on gender identity, transgender status, gender dysphoria, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence victim status, pregnancy-related conditions, predisposing genetic characteristics, prior arrest or conviction record, familial status, and retaliation for opposing unlawful discriminatory practices.
To file a discrimination complaint relating to child support, the complaint must be made in writing and must include the following information:
- A description of the type of discrimination alleged
- When and where such discrimination took place
- Any pertinent facts and circumstances surrounding the alleged discrimination
Complaints must be signed by the person making the complaint and may be submitted by mail or email:
Division of Child Support Services
40 N. Pearl Street, 13-C
Albany, NY 12243
Glossary of Child Support Terms
Check the federal OCSE's Glossary of Child Support Terms (PDF) for definitions of child support terms and acronyms.