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For Injury Benefit, go to a doctor and get a First Social Welfare Medical Certificate, which includes an application form. Send the completed form to:
 
Department of Social Protection
P.O. Box 1650,
Dublin 1.
 
Important: Not all work accidents or diseases result immediately in illness or disablement.
 
To protect your future right to benefit, you should apply for a declaration (Form DB or OB1) that your accident or disease occurred at work. You can get this declaration form from:
 
Injury Benefit Section
Social Welfare Services,
Áras Mhic Dhiarmada,
Store Street
Dublin 1.

LoCall 1890 928 400 (from the Republic of Ireland Only)
or
+ 353 1 704 3018 (from Northern Ireland or overseas)
 
Application forms for Disablement Benefit or Death Benefit from http://www.welfare.ie/ or
Disablement Benefit Section
Social Welfare Services,
Ballinalee Road,
Longford
LoCall 1890 927 770 (from the Republic of Ireland Only)
or
+ 353 43 334 0000 (from Northern Ireland or overseas)
Note: The rates charged for using 1890 (LoCall) numbers may vary among different service providers.
 
 
Last modified:22/06/2011
 

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