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Published: 31 March 2020
From: Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection

What is MyWelfare?

MyWelfare: Quick and Easy Online Application Process for Everyone

MyWelfare is the online home of welfare services. It allows you easy online access to a range of services - from making appointments and applying for certain benefits to updating your details and ordering statements.

MyWelfare is safe, secure, and accessible anytime, anywhere, and on all devices.

All you need is an email address, PPSN and bank account details to use these services. You will have to set up a basic MyGovID account but it is a simple and straight forward process.

What can I do on MyWelfare?

Updates to MyWelfare services

You can now apply for:


Other Services

What else can I do on MyWelfare?

You can also use MyWelfare to:

  • request a PRSI contribution statement
  • request a Social Welfare Payment statement
  • close your Jobseekers claim
  • change your address
  • request a Jobseekers holiday
  • complete your work and Skills History
  • check your eligibility for dental and optical benefits

MyWelfare contact


(Note: the rates charged for using 1890 (Lo-call) numbers may vary)