Department of Social Protection
Published on 16 December 2019
Last updated on 16 December 2021
If you have a verified MyGovId account, you can change your bank details online at www.mywelfare.ie
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.
Application Form: Direct Payment to an Account in a Financial Institution (DIR PMT1)
Edition: October 2021
It is very important to to fill in your bank details correctly, include IBAN and BIC
to avoid delays to your payments.
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