Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Published at 20 March 2020
Last updated 4 March 2020
You can use these links to find further information on supports available for jobseekers and workers put on short-time working.
COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment Application Form
This is the application form for the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment.
Application form for Jobseeker's Allowance or Jobseeker's Benefit *(UP1)
Jobseeker's form for the self-employed.
Jobseeker's Transitional Payment
Application Form: Jobseeker's Transitional Payment (JST1)
Remember, you must have at least one dependent child living with you to qualify for Jobseeker’s Transitional Payment. Your youngest child must be between 7 and 13 years of age, inclusive.
Short Time Work Support
Short-Time Work Support Form (UP14)
Jobseeker's Benefit for the Self-Employed
Application Form: Jobseeker's Benefit (Self-Employed) (UP1 JBSE)
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