Information about the forms and guides

The forms and guides are Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

Read the Introduction and General Information guide (PDF, 101 KB) to:

  • learn about the ISO process
  • use the checkbox list to help you pick the right forms

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  • Adobe Acrobat software
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader software

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You must use a desktop or laptop computer. The forms don’t work on phones or tablets.

Complete online or print out

The shaded fields of the forms are for you to fill in.

The forms can either be:

  • completed online and then printed out
  • printed out and completed by hand

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  • library
  • internet café
  • shared space

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Form A.1 – Support Application

Use Form A.1 (PDF, 718 KB) for applications when there isn’t a support order in place.

This form:

  • lists other ISO forms you may need for your application
  • lists common documents to include
  • becomes part of your Support Application when all other forms and documents are attached
  • is the only one that must be sworn or notarized

All ISO applications must include either Form A.1 or A.2.

Form A.1 must be sworn or notarized.

Form A.1 guide

Read the Form A.1 guide (PDF, 76 KB) for instructions, notes and tips.

Form A.2 – Support Variation Application

Use Form A.2 (PDF, 646 KB) for applications to request a change to:

  • an existing support order
  • written support agreement

This form:

  • lists other ISO forms you may need for your application
  • lists common documents to include
  • becomes part of your Support Variation Application when all other forms and documents are attached
  • is the only one that must be sworn or notarized

All ISO applications must include either Form A.1 or A.2.
Form A.2 must be sworn or notarized.

Form A.2 guide

Read the Form A.2 guide (PDF, 73 KB) for instructions, notes and tips.

Form B – Parentage

Include Form B (PDF, 638 KB) in your application package if you believe one or both of these things:

  • the Respondent may not agree that he or she is a parent of the child
  • the Respondent may not agree that he or she has a legal obligation to support the child

Don’t include this form if:

  • you already have a child support order for the Respondent to pay support for the child named in your application
  • you already have a court order which says the Respondent is the parent of the child

You need a separate Form B for each child.

Form B guide

Read the Form B guide (PDF, 77 KB) for instructions, notes and tips.

Form C – Child Support Claim

Use Form C (PDF, 580 KB) in your application package if you want a court order to:

  • establish child support
  • change child support

This form is for claiming child support from Respondents:

  • living in Canada
  • living outside Canda

A judge will not approve your application just because you ask for something. You must provide information and documents to support your claim.

Form C guide

Read the Form C guide (PDF, 76 KB) for instructions, notes and tips.

Form D – Request for Support Order – if Respondent does not provide financial information

Form D (PDF, 1 MB) tells the court 2 things:

  • how much money you think the Respondent makes per year
  • how much monthly support you want the Respondent to pay

It’s very important to show the court your estimate is reasonable by giving:

  • facts
  • documents

The court will use your estimate to make an order if the Respondent:

  • doesn’t go to court
  • goes to court and doesn’t give the court any financial information

Do your research! The financial information you give the court may be the only information the judge uses to make the support order.

Form D guide

Read the Form D guide (PDF, 79 KB) for instructions, notes and tips.

Form E – Request for Child Support Different than Child Support Table Amount

Use Form E (PDF, 639 KB) in your application package if you:

  • are claiming a different amount for child support than the child support guidelines table
  • checked the box in Form C that says you’re asking for a different amount

This form may be used when:

  • the child or children are under or over the age of majority
  • there’s split or shared custody of the child or children
  • there’s a claim of undue hardship
  • the Respondent is believed to make more than $150,000 per year

If you’re the support payor, use Form G to request to pay a different amount of child support than the child support table.

Form E guide

Read the Form E guide (PDF, 82 KB) for instructions, notes and tips.

Form F – Special or Extraordinary Expense Claim

Use a Form F (PDF, 1 MB) in your application package:

  • to ask the court to order the Respondent to pay a share of a child’s special or extraordinary necessary expenses
  • for each child you’re claiming special or extraordinary necessary expenses

If there’s more than one child, attach a separate Form F for each child.

Special or extraordinary necessary expenses may be:

  • health related
  • education related

Attach receipts or other documents to prove each expense.

Form F guide

Read the Form F guide (PDF, 96 KB) for instructions, notes and tips.

Form G – Request to Pay Child Support Different than Child Support Table Amount

Use Form G (PDF, 573 KB) in your application package to ask the court to pay a different amount for child support than the child support guidelines table.

This form may be used when:

  • the child or children are over the age of majority
  • there’s split or shared custody of the child or children
  • there’s a claim of undue hardship
  • you make more than $150,000 per year

The rules in Form G and its guide may not apply if the parties live in another country.

Form G guide

Read the Form G guide (PDF, 83 KB) for instructions, notes and tips.

Form H – Support for a Claimant or Applicant

Use Form H (PDF, 973 KB) in your application if you’re asking for support for yourself.

This form tells the court about your life. You’ll need to give details about your:

  • relationship with the Respondent
  • work history
  • financial history
  • basis for your support claim

This type of support claim is complicated. You may want to talk to a lawyer.

Form H guide

Read the Form H guide (PDF, 66 KB) for instructions, notes and tips.

Form I – Financial Information

The court needs the financial information you fill out in Form I (PDF, 1.12 MB) to make a decision.

Fill out Form I to give the court the information it needs.

Form I guide

Read the Form I guide (PDF, 58 KB) for instructions, notes and tips.

Form J – Child Status and Financial Statement

The age of majority is 18 or older, depending on the law where you live. If your application is about a child the age of majority or older, include Form J (PDF, 1 MB).

This form shows the court the child:

  • is the age of majority
  • depends on the parents for support

Fill out a separate Form J for each child the age of majority that needs support.

Form J guide

Read the Form J guide (PDF, 45 KB) for instructions, notes and tips.

Form K – Evidence to Support a Variation of a Support Order

Use Form K (PDF, 569 KB) when you’re applying to change a:

  • support order
  • registered written agreement

Laws are different in different places. Make sure you include the right information needed for the place where the court order is made.

Form K guide

Read the Form K guide (PDF, 61 KB) for instructions, notes and tips.

Form L – Respondent’s Response to Application

Use Form L (PDF, 575 KB) to respond to an application for an order for support. If you don’t respond or attend the hearing, the court may:

  • rely on the information provided by the Claimant or Applicant
  • make an order that does not reflect your circumstances

Form L must be sworn or notarized.

Form L guide

Read the Form L guide (PDF, 74 KB) for instructions, notes and tips.

Affidavit

Use an affidavit (PDF, 744 KB) in your application to give the court more information or documents.

An affidavit must be sworn or notarized.

Additional Locate Information Form

The Additional Locate Information Form (PDF, 60 KB) helps authorities find a Respondent so a support order can be enforced.

This form isn’t included in the support application or given to the court.

Don’t attach this form to the support application package.