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How to get a social welfare payment into your bank

From: Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection


If you have a verified MyGovId account, you can change your bank details online at www.mywelfare.ie

By post

You can receive your payment at any bank or post office of your choice, direct to your current or deposit account by completing the following form below.

You must return the original form, scans or photocopies cannot be accepted.

The correct return address for your social welfare payment is on the form.

For Pandemic Unemployment Payment post to :FREEPOST , PO Box 12896, Dublin 1

Application Form: Direct Payment to an Account in a Financial Institution (DIR PMT1)

Use this form to have your payments sent directly to your chosen financial institution. Updated 18/03/20.


Request a Form be posted out to you

This email address is only to request that an application form be posted out to you so please supply your name and address. Forms can only be posted to addresses in Ireland.

It is very important to to fill in your bank details correctly, include IBAN an BIC to avoid delays to your payments.