Adult Entitlements

Importation of Goods for People with Disabilities:

You can import goods specially designed for the education, employment or social advancement of people with physical or mental disabilities without payment of Customs Duty and Value-Added Tax (VAT). The goods must be imported by: people with disabilities for their own use to avail of relief from Customs Duty. VAT

General Information for Persons with a Disability:

The following links provide information on tax credits, reliefs and exemptions for customers with a disability: Drivers and Passengers with Disabilities Scheme, including the Fuel Grant. See Scheme for persons with disabilities in the Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT) section. Repayment of Value-Added Tax (VAT) paid on certain aids and appliances, including radios for

Assistance Dogs for Adults and Children:

If you require a trained service dog or assistance dog, you may claim €825 per year. This is the equivalent of a tax credit of €165 as a health expense, similar to the relief allowed for Guide Dog Allowance. You can use myAccount to claim this allowance. Service dogs are trained to meet

NCBI: Government Entitlements:

Government Entitlements Here you will find information on what Government benefits and allowances both adults and children who are blind or vision impaired may be entitled to. Select categories hereAdultChildrenFAQCase StudiesGovernment Entitlements Booklet  Entitlements for Adults Confirmation of vision impairment If your best corrected vision is 6 / 60 or

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS):

The HSE Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) is a specialist service for people under the age of 18 with mental health difficulties. These are difficulties that affect your thoughts, feelings and behaviours every day. Some conditions treated in CAMHS include: moderate to severe depression anxiety eating disorders self-harm

Grants & Support Services – Cystic Fibrosis Ireland:

Grants and Support Services: Cystic Fibrosis Ireland (CFI) provides a range of grants for our members which are available provided an application is made, the grant criteria are met and there are sufficient resources.  For further information about any of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland’s Grants and Support Services, please contact: Sam

Treatment Abroad Scheme

If you are a public healthcare patient and require treatment that is not available to you in Ireland, you may be able to use the Treatment Abroad Scheme to get the treatment in another country in the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (the EEA also includes Iceland, Liechtenstein and

Appointment of Temporary Agent Form – An Post

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

Appoint Someone to Act on your Behalf

If you are unable to collect a payment or manage your financial affairs you can ask that another person (known as an agent) acts on your behalf. They can collect payments on a temporary or long-term basis. You can see who can act as an agent and what their responsibilities