Apply for Social Welfare Payments Online
Dept of Employment Affairs and Social Protection online portal www.MyWelfare.ie is by far the easiest and quickest way for all customers to apply for a payment. All a customer needs is their email address, PPSN and bank account details.
Now on www.MyWelfare.ie all customers can;
Apply for the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment; Apply for Enhanced Illness Benefit for Covid-19 including for self-isolation cases; Apply for a jobseeker’s payment; and Request to close their Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment.
All that is required is that you have an email address, a bank account and a PPSN. Simply go onto the Covid-19 Services section of the website and apply for the payment. You will need to set up an account but it is a simple and straight forward process.
This online channel enables the Department to quickly process applications, while being convenient, safe and easy to use.