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

What is Change my Payment method?

Change my Payment method is a way of informing the Department you wish to be paid into a different bank account.

What social welfare payments can I change?

Not all social welfare payments are available to change on MyWelfare, see the list below of available scheme payments.

If your scheme is not listed and you are an Ulster Bank/KBC bank account holder, you may have received a letter from the Department with instructions on how to change bank account for your scheme. If you have not yet been contacted by the Department, further instructions on how to change your payment method are available here

Schemes available through Change my Payment Method.

Carer's Allowance
Carer's Benefit
Child Benefit
Disability Allowance
Guardian’s Payment (Contributory)
Guardian’s Payment (Non-Contributory)
Household Benefits
Illness Benefit
Invalidity Pension
One-Parent Family Payment
State Pension (Contributory)
State Pension (Non-Contributory)
Widow’s, Widower’s or Surviving Civil Partner’s (Contributory) Pension
Widow’s, Widower’s or Surviving Civil Partner’s (Non-Contributory) Pension

What do I need?

MyGovID Verified Account

You will need to have a verified MyGovID account to access the service. This can be created at www.mygovid.ie

Account Details

You will need to know the account name, BIC and IBAN of the account that you wish to nominate.

Scheme

You will need to know which scheme you wish to make these changes on

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