To apply for 'credits', you should complete the
application form CR35, and send it with a medical certificate, showing the date that you became incapable of work, to:
Department of Social Protection
Client Eligibility Services
LoCall: 1890 690 690 (from the Republic of Ireland only)
Telephone: +353 1 4715898 (from Northern Ireland or overseas)
The rates charged for using 1890 (LoCall) numbers may vary among different service providers.