For more information contact your local Social Welfare Office or Widow's, Widower's and Surviving Civil Partner's Pension Section at the address in
For information booklets, application forms and more information on social welfare services:
- Log on to
- Text to
see details below).
- LoCall Information Line at
1890 66 22 44 (from the Republic of Ireland only) or
+353 71 91 93313 (from Northern Ireland or overseas).
- Drop in to your local Social Welfare Office or Citizens Information Centre.
The rates charged for using 1890 (LoCall) numbers may vary among different service providers.
To request forms, text the form code followed by your name and address to 51909 (from the Republic of Ireland only). Standard text rates apply.
For example, if you wanted to request the Bereavement Grant form, text form bg Mary Murphy 1 New Street, Old Town, Co. Donegal.
Form codes for Social Welfare Schemes
|Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance
|Child Benefit (Form CB1)
|Domiciliary Care Allowance
|Family Income Supplement
|Living Alone Allowance
|One Parent Family Payment
|Respite Care Grant
|State Pension (Non-Contributory)
|State Pension (Transition/Contributory)
|Widow(er)'s Surviving Civil Partner's Contributory Pension
|Widow(er)'s Surviving Civil Partner's Non-Contributory Pension