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How to close your claim for the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

As the Covid-19 restrictions are eased and workplaces like construction sites are reopening it’s important to remember to sign off the Covid-19 payment which you can do through your account here

If you are returning to work and are currently receiving the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment, you must stop your payment on your first day back at work.

Stopping your payment

You can stop your payment online at under the COVID-19 payment section.

Access service here


If you need information or further assistance please contact the DEASP Income Support Helpline.

DEASP Income Support Helpline for COVID-19

This helpline provides information on available income supports for people impacted by COVID-19. Our information team can advise on the most suitable income supports for your circumstances and provide information on how to make an application.

The rates charged for using 1890 (Lo-call) numbers may vary.

Employment Support Pack

South West Inner City Local Employment Service have put together a free Employment Support Pack with some valuable tips for searching for Employment such as CV / Interview Tips and other relevant and helpful information.

This pack can be emailed or posted if you get in touch with us and give your details to Orla on 01 5111260 we will arrange email or post.

We hope at some time in the near future to be able to arrange a collection service and will let people know when this is available


Now on all customers can;

Apply for the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment;
Apply for Enhanced Illness Benefit for Covid-19 including for self-isolation cases;
Apply for a jobseeker’s payment; and
Request to close their Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment.

All that is required is for the individual to have an email address, a bank account and a PPSN.

Simply go onto the Covid-19 Services section of the website and apply for the payment

This is by far the quickest way for payments to be processed rather than paper copies

Employee – Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Self-employed – Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Employees are cut to a 3-day week – Short Term Work Support

Employee/self-employed is certified to self-isolate – Pandemic Illness Benefit

Employee/self-employed is diagnosed with Covid-19 – Pandemic Illness Benefit

Wage Subsidy Scheme