When and how do I apply?

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You should apply for Carer's Benefit 10 weeks before you intend to leave employment so we have enough time to check if you qualify and deal with your claim.

To apply, complete the application form, CARB 1, and send it to the address below:

Carer's Benefit Section
Social Welfare Services
Government Buildings
Ballinalee Road

LoCall: 1890 927 770 (from the Republic of Ireland only)
Telephone: + 353 43 3340000 (from Northern Ireland or overseas)

The rates charged for using 1890 (LoCall) numbers may vary among different service providers.

Last modified:20/09/2012

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