If you live in Ireland
If you qualify you may receive an Irish payment:
- at your local post office by Social Services Card
- by direct payment into your current, deposit or savings account in a financial institution.
If you qualify for Invalidity Pension and you get paid at a post office using Electronic Information Transfer (EIT), you may also avail of the Household Budget Service.
Bereavement Grant is a once-off payment made by cheque.
If you reside outside the State
If you qualify for an Irish pension you may have your payment made by Electronic Fund Transfer to an Irish account or an account within a financial institution outside the State. Payment will be in the currency of the country in which you hold the account. This payment will be made every four weeks. One week will be paid in advance and three weeks will be paid in arrears.