Taxpayers who qualify are automatically opted into the IRS Advance Child Tax Credit program by default; therefore, there is no immediate action required if you’d like to receive these benefits.
To check if you are eligible for Advance CTC payments, use the official IRS Child Tax Credit Eligibility Tool. webpage.
For more information about the IRS Child Tax Credit 2021, click here.
If you would like to manage your payments and update your bank account information, you will need to access the IRS Child Tax Credit Update Portal (CTC UP).
To learn how to access the IRS Child Tax Credit Update Portal (CTC UP), click here.