TO BE USED WHEN THE DEASP CLAIMANT IS PAID BY SOCIAL SERVICES SWIPE CARD
AND IS UNABLE TO ATTEND AT THE POST OFFICE.
Important – A temporary agent should only be appointed to collect fifteen payments during the COVID-19 emergency. Where fifteen payments have been collected by a temporary agent during the COVID-19 emergency, there is a requirement for a permanent agent to be appointed. Application for appointment of a permanent agent should be made by the claimant on AGENT Form (available from your local Post Office, Social Welfare Office or Citizens Information Centre or on www.welfare.ie) and submitted to the relevant scheme area in the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.
Note: A Temporary Agent Form must be completed for every collection