In the case of certificates required for the purpose of obtaining Supplementary Welfare Allowance, no fee is payable.
Where certificates have been obtained for a reduced fee, they are retained by the Department of Social Protection.
Attendance Allowance is extra money for people who have long-term physical or mental health problems.
You can get it however high your income or savings are.
Applicants aged between 66 and 70Applicants under age 66List of Qualifying payments and excepted household members for persons aged under 70Concessions a) Electricity Allowance How it's paid Change of address / What's not covered b) Cash Electricity Account How it's paidc) Natural Gas Allowance How it's paid/What's covered Changes of Addressd) Cash Gas Allowance How it's paid/What's covered What's not covered How to claim How it's renewed Free Television Licence (only) entitlement How it's paid What is not covered What if the applicant is not Registered Account holder Change of address Completing the Application Form(s)Where to send it to Applicants in receipt of a Social Security Pension Applicants 66 to 70 not in receipt of a qualifying Pension Widowed/Surviving Civil Partner applicants aged 60 65 Household composition Medical Certification Copy of a recent utility bill Treatment of applications for backdating of the Household Benefits List of countries covered by EC regulations and those countries which Ireland has a bilateral or social security agreement The Electricity/Gas Allowance has four different options, depending on the applicant's circumstances.
Carer's Allowance is paid at £62.70 a week (2017/18 rate).The main regulatory provisions with regard to claims are Legislation contained in Chapter 1 of Part 7 of the Social Welfare (Consolidated Claims, Payments and Control) Regulations (S. Previously - SI 55 of 1998, SI 159 of 2000 and SI 160 of 2000.Note: See also references to claims and late claims within separate guidelines dealing with the individual schemes.This period is usually referred to as 'the prescribed time' - see paragraph 3.4 below.For the purposes of satisfying identity, the Claimant may be asked to: Where a claimant for any Social Welfare Benefit or Assistance (excluding Supplementary Welfare Allowance) is required to produce Birth, Marriage or Death certificates, these may be purchased for a reduced fee (currently €1.00) from the General Register Office or Superintendent Registrar's Office (one located in each county).