Welcome to Citizens Information. This site provides information on public services and entitlements in Ireland. It is provided by the Citizens Information Board. Learn more about Citizens Information or how to use this site. You can also get Citizens Information by phoning the Citizens Information Phone Service on 0761 07 4000, Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm, or by visiting your local Citizens Information Centre.



Social Welfare

Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance, Jobseeker's Allowance, Child Benefit, Rent Supplement, One Parent Family Payment, Family Income Supplement, Disability Allowance....

Employment

Minimum rates of pay, Annual leave, Public holidays, Maternity leave, Redundancy payments, Starting a business, General Employment Permits, Sick leave and sick pay, Retiring from work....


Education and Training

Early Childhood Care and Education, School terms, Financial help with going to school, Special needs education, Leaving Certificate, Grants for third-level students....

Travel and Recreation

Applying for an Irish passport, Full driving licence, Motor tax, European Health Insurance Card, Change of vehicle ownership, Penalty points, Disabled person's parking permit....


Housing

Home Renovation Incentive, Mortgage arrears, Stamp duty, Applying for local authority housing, Tenants' rights and obligations, Housing Adaptation Grant, Home repossession....

Moving Country

Visa requirements for entering Ireland, Becoming an Irish citizen through naturalisation, Irish citizenship through birth or descent, Importing a vehicle into Ireland, Leaving Ireland....


Money and Tax

Budget 2015, Local Property Tax, How your income tax is calculated, Universal Social Charge (USC), Value Added Tax (VAT), Personal insolvency options, Employment and tax....

Family and Relationships

Registering a marriage, Registering a civil partnership, Registering a birth, Adoption, Children and rights, Separation agreements, Maintenance, Family Mediation Service....


Health

Medical cards, GP Visit Cards, Drugs payment scheme, Dental services, Nursing Homes Support Scheme, Community care services, Caring for a child with a disability....

Justice

Police Certificate, Probate Office, Commissioners for Oaths, Courts system, Small Claims Court, Legal aid and advice, Public order offences, Leaving prison, An Garda Síochána....


Consumer Affairs

Your consumer rights, How to make a consumer complaint, Buying a used car, Television licences, Electricity services, Consumer Price Index, Financial regulation....

Death and Bereavement

Making a will, When someone dies in Ireland, Registering a death, Bereavement counselling services, What happens the deceased's estate, Money matters after a death....


Government in Ireland

Registering to vote, Presidential election in Ireland, Dáil Éireann, Departments of State, European Union, Local authorities, Proportional Representation....

Environment

Noise regulations, Control of dogs, Litter law in Ireland, Water supply, Water charges, Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Domestic refuse services, Landfill sites....



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