Fuel Season 2018–2019


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Fuel Season 2018 – 2019

The 2018 – 2019 fuel season will begin during the first week in October 2018 for qualifying customers. The current weekly rate for Fuel Allowance is €22.50. Customers who have opted to receive their payment in a lump sum will be paid the first lump sum along with their primary payment on their appropriate payment day during the week beginning 1st October 2018, with the second lump sum payment issuing during the second week of January 2019.

The first lump sum amount will be €315.00 and the second lump sum amount is expected to be €292.50 (subject to confirmation in Budget 2019).     

Customers who have opted to receive their payment by way of lump sum already, will continue to receive payment in this manner going forward. There is no need to re-apply for the lump sum payment option.

Customers who have not previously applied to receive their fuel allowance by  lump sum, but wish to do so now, should  submit a Change of Payment Frequency form (CPF1) before Friday 21st September 2018.

For further information on Fuel Allowance and for all application forms, please see the webpage here: http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Fuel-Allowance.aspx

Last modified:13/09/2018