Online Claiming

 

Due to technical issues, as of 3 August 2017, online applications are no longer being accepted from www.welfare.ie  for the following services.

Instead, to apply please download a paper form from the links below or pick up a from your local Intreo Centre.

The Department wishes to apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

  • Apply for a Jobseekers payment​
       
    • If you have never claimed a Jobseeker's payment in the past or if it is more than 2 years since you last claimed, please print application form UP 1.
    • If it is less than 2 years since you last claimed, please print application form UP 6.

Application forms can be handed into your local Intreo Centre or Branch office or posted to the relevant section of the Department. ​​​