Irish/UK Social Security Agreement - SW123

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If you live in Ireland:

If you qualify, you may receive an Irish payment:

  • at a chosen post office, or
  • direct to your current or deposit account ( not a mortgage account) at a financial institution or an An Post Savings Account.

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.

If you live in the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands

If you qualify for an Irish pension, you will receive payment by cheque, unless you request direct payment to an Irish financial institution.

If you live in another country

You may receive your pension by direct payment to any financial institution inside or outside the state. The payment will be in the currency of the country in which you hold the account and will be made every four weeks - one week in advance and three weeks in arrears.

Last modified:29/06/2011

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