The Jobseeker’s Transitional Payment is a weekly payment of €203. It is a special arrangement under the Jobseeker’s Allowance scheme that helps lone parents with young children go back to work.
You may qualify for this payment if you do not live with a partner (cohabit) and your youngest child is over six and under 14 years old.
The rules that apply to Jobseeker’s Allowance and to Jobseeker’s Transitional Payment are similar.
The maximum weekly rate of payment is the same while on Jobseeker’s Transitional Payment:
The rate on Jobseeker’s Transitional Payment is €203 a week, plus the rate for any qualified child(ren).
To apply, fill in the form below and return it with the relevant supporting documents to your local Intreo Centre or Social Welfare Branch Office.