Jobseeker’s Transitional Payment is a weekly payment starting at €203 that helps lone parents with young children go back to work. It is a means-tested payment.
You may qualify for this payment if you do not live with a spouse or partner and your youngest child is between 7 and 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.
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 14 years of age.Download
Operational guidelines describe the processes and procedures that staff in the department follow when carrying out their work.