Applying for the COVID-19 Payment

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Applying for the COVID-19 Payment Due to the further restrictions announced on Friday evening the Department of Employment Affairs & Social Protection (DEASP) is concerned with the need to observe public health advice. They are therefore asking everyone to please use the online channel www.MyWelfare.ie for individuals making applications for the COVID-19 payment. This is in the best interests of customers and the DEASP staff.

The Department’s online portal www.MyWelfare.ie is the easiest and quickest way for all customers to apply. All a customer needs is their email address, PPSN and bank account details. 

If you do not have an email address then please contact one of the contacts listed below and we will give you a step by step guide on how to set up a new email address and then follow the procedures for making an online application on mywelfare.ie for the COVID-19 payment. 

CLICK HERE FOR A STEP BY STEP GUIDE ON SETTING UP A NEW EMAIL ADDRESS

CLICK HERE FOR COVID-19 STEP BY STEP GUIDE ON HOW TO CLAIM THE EMERGENCY PAYMENT

If you need to ask a family member or someone you trust to complete the form on your behalf. If your designated person requires some guidance on how to complete the form they can also contact a member of the DLDC staff and they will talk them through the process:

Donna Campbell – 087 9857386

Paula McGarvey – 0873120139

Siobhan Nugent – 087 9981827

Ready to apply?  CLICK HERE