Social Welfare August Bank Holiday Payments

The Department of Social Protection offices will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday, 3rd August 2020  , as are all the Post Offices and banks.

If you are due to sign for a Jobseeker’s payment at your Intreo or social welfare office on Monday 3rd August  –  you do not have to sign on that day. Normal signing arrangements apply for the rest of the week.

Post Office Collection : You can collect welfare and state pension payments that are due to be paid on Monday 3rd August at the post office from Friday 31st July  .

Electronic payments to banks that are due on Monday 3rd August will be paid early instead on Friday 31st July 2020

Child Benefit payments will be in bank accounts by Tue 4th August.  Some payments might come early (Saturday).

Payments for Casual Jobseekers, due to be paid on Tuesday 4th August will be paid later instead on Wednesday 5th August.

See a list of all the Bank Holidays in Ireland

23 thoughts on “Social Welfare August Bank Holiday Payments

  1. Monday 6th is a bank holiday. The Childrens Allowance will be in bank accounts as normal by Tues 7th AUgust. In the past – some banks get the payment on the previou sFriday or Saturday – but don’t rely on this happening .

    • Do you have illines benefit on Account now? Is Sunday and nothing on my acc

  2. My social is not in my account today 1st August is there a problem with payments

  3. Hello, anyone reveived the child benefit today (saturday). Im on AIB Bank!
    Thank you

  4. Just wondering is there a delay with child benefit? Still not in my account today!!!

      • Is there a delay on payments today? My money is usually in by 9am amd its still not in my bank yet? Anybody else get theres

  5. Casual payments are definitely tomorrow, the 7th, because of the bank holiday??

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