How do I apply?


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You can get an application form, NFS1, from any post office, your local Social Welfare Office or by text request ( see Section 11).

If you are getting a payment from the Department of Social Protection and you have not already received an application form, complete and send form NFS1 to the appropriate Section, as listed below.

If you are getting: Send your completed form to:
  • Invalidity Pension
  • Disability Allowance
  • Incapacity Supplement
Social Welfare Services
Ballinalee Road          
Longford          
LoCall: 1890 927 770 (from Republic of Ireland only)

 

If you are getting: Apply at:
  • Jobseeker's Allowance (for more than 15 months)
  • Farm Assist
Your Local Intreo Centre or your Local Social Welfare Office

 

If you are getting: Send your completed form to:
  • Widow's Widower's or Surviving Civil Partner's (Contributory or Non Contributory) Pension
  • Deserted Wife's Benefit or Allowance
  • State Pension (Contributory or Non Contributory)
  • Blind Pension
  • One-Parent Family Payment
  • Guardian's Payment (Contributory or Non-Contributory)

Social Welfare Services
College Road
Sligo

Tel: (071) 91 57100
LoCall: 1890 500 000 (from the Republic of Ireland only)

 

If you are getting: Apply at:
  • Basic Supplementary Welfare Allowance (after 15 months)
Your Local Department of Social Protection representative administering Supplementary Welfare Allowance

 

If you are getting a asocial security payment from a country covered by EC Regulations or a Bilateral Social Security Agreement with Ireland or if you are aged over 66 and not in receipt of a qualifying payment, complete application form NFS1 and send it to:

National Fuel Scheme Section
Social Welfare Services
College Road
Sligo 

Tel: (071) 91 57100
 LoCall: 1890 500 000 (from the Republic of Ireland only)
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Important: If you are getting a payment from another country and you are living with a person getting an Irish social welfare payment who is also eligible for the Fuel Allowance, the person getting the Irish social welfare payment should apply.

     
Last modified:14/02/2017
 

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