You will need a MyGovID account . If you don't have one you can create one here.

What is a Jobseekers payment?

Jobseeker's is a payment for people who are out of work or have been made part time, to help you support yourself while looking for work

If you lose your job you should apply for a Jobseeker's Payment as soon as possible

Who can get a JobSeeker's Payment?

You may get Jobseeker's Payment if:

  • You are over 18 years of age
  • You are capable of work
  • You are looking for work
  • For Jobseeker's Benefit, you have enough PRSI contributions
  • For Jobseekers Allowance, you satisfy a means test

If you wish to apply for Jobseekers Benefit for the Self Employed please contact your local Intreo Centre

What will you be asked about?

Your details

Questions about you, your address, any children and your relationship status

Employment and training information

Questions about your employment history and training or education

Your financial information

Questions about any income, savings or investments you or your partner may have

Ready?
Apply now You will need a MyGovID account . If you don't have one you can create one here.