Step 1 – apply for Pandemic Unemployment Payment
- Download and fill in the one-page form here and FREEPOST PO Box 12896, Dublin 1
- A flat rate payment of €203 per week will be paid to you for a period of 6 weeks
Step 2 – apply for Jobseeker's Payment
- You should also apply for the full Jobseeker's Payment, through mywelfare.ie
- Once this full application is received it will be processed and you will continue to receive your payments after the initial 6 weeks if you are still out of work. Also if you are entitled to more than the €203 per week (due to having dependents etc.) then the payment will be increased accordingly and backdated.
Date published 18 Mar 2020This article is intended to inform rather than advise and is based on legislation and practice at the time. Taxpayer’s circumstances do vary and if you feel that the information provided is beneficial it is important that you contact us before implementation. If you take, or do not take action as a result of reading this article, before receiving our written endorsement, we will accept no responsibility for any financial loss incurred.
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