Overview

A Supplementary Allowance may be awarded to an employed, single person with low income,, is currently not in receipt of a Children’s Allowance and also not responsible for the family that he/she lives with. This allowance is intended to help a person bridge his/her income requirements.

What you'll get

The payments for this allowance are issued every 13 weeks in advance.

Please click here for a Schedule of Benefits Rates.

Eligibility

  • A single person who is not responsible for the family that he / she lives with, is living with his/her parents, whilst being in gainful employment.
  • The total reckonable income shall not exceed €10,221.
  • The income ceiling is based on income and emoluments of relevant year (backdated by two (2) years from the date of entitlement); Foreign Pension Income for Year of Assessment of the previous year of application and Local Pension Income for Current Year of application.

How to apply

General documentation:

  • Copy of ID Card of applicant from both sides.
  • If applicant is employed, the FS3 of the relevant year for each employment, being full-time and/or part-time, duly signed by the employer/s.
  • If applicant is a self-employed, a ‘Profit and Loss Account’, including receipts of social security contributions paid, for the relevant year.
  • In the case of directors / company’s majority shareholders, the ‘Final Audited Accounts’, including receipts of national insurance contributions paid of the relevant year.
  • Copy of separation document in the case of a separated applicant.
  • Copy of passport, if applicant resided abroad for a period of more than three (3) months.
  • Document of proof if applicant is on unpaid leave.

How to apply

Fill in and submit the application online.

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