Easter payment arrangements for Social Welfare recipients

Easter Payment Arrangements 2022

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Intreo Centres and Branch Office closures

All Intreo Centres and Branch Offices will be closed on Good Friday, 15 April and Easter Monday, 18 April 2022. All offices will reopen as normal on Tuesday 19 April.

Post office closures

All post offices will be open until 1pm Good Friday, 15 April but closed on Saturday 16 April and Easter Monday 18 April 2022.

Payment arrangements

Below are payment schedules for EFT, An Post and cheque payments:

Payments due on Will be available from
Monday 11 April Friday 8 April
Tuesday 12 April Monday 11 April
Wednesday 13 April Tuesday 12 April
Thursday 14 April Wednesday 13 April
Friday 15 April Thursday 14 April
Monday 18 April Thursday 14 April

From Tuesday 19 April, the payment schedule will resume as normal.


Casual jobseeker’s arrangements

EFT payments and cheques for casual jobseeker’s will be processed on Thursday 14 April 2022.

To avoid any disruption to your payment, please submit your declaration for the week ending 12/13 April by:

  • 4pm on Thursday 14 April for online submissions
  • 12pm on Thursday 14 April for paper docket submissions

If you submit your declaration before this deadline, your payment will be available for collection or in your bank account by Wednesday 20 April.

If you are unable to provide your expected work pattern before this deadline, you can still submit your declaration as normal. However, your payment will be delayed.

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