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Transfer of benefits from Northern Ireland to Ireland

Your rights to claim benefits, tax credits or other financial support are protected by social security arrangements between the UK and other countries in the European Economic Area (EEA). This means you may be able to get UK benefits while living across the border.

Sources:  NI Direct and HM Revenue and Customs

Your rights to claim benefits, tax credits or other financial support are protected by social security arrangements between the UK and other countries in the European Economic Area (EEA). This means you may be able to get UK benefits while living across the border.

The following pages will provide you with further information:

International Pension Centre

The International Pension Centre deals with all enquiries regarding the payment of state pension, bereavement benefits, incapacity benefits and other such benefits for those going to work or live in other countries outside the UK.

It also deals with enquiries from those living in the UK who have lived or worked in other countries that apply the European Community (EC) rules on social security or in a country that has a Reciprocal Social Security Agreement with the UK.

The website provides links to individual benefits and explains both the reciprocal agreement and the EEA rules for that benefit.  Please visit the Dept. for Work & Pensions website – International Benefits

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Page last checked: June 2016

This webpage is for general information purposes only and while we endeavour to keep it up-to-date, errors may occur.  It is very important that you check with the relevant body to ensure the information is current and is applicable to your situation: – North /  South

If you would like to suggest amendments or highlight new information that could be useful to others please don’t hesitate to get in touch.