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Helping you collect your DEASP payments

If you can’t get to the post office to collect your pension or any other social welfare payment, you can now allow somebody else, known as a temporary agent, to collect it. The Temporary Agent form is available in all post offices or online, download appointment of temporary agent application form.

In addition, post offices will hold all payments for up to 90 days, and the timing of payments is now every two weeks, special arrangements for DEASP customers impacted by Covid-19 . For further information, please see

Post office safety measures

Post offices are implementing a number of practical measures to safeguard customers and staff including the upgraded social distancing measures through earlier opening hours on traditional pension payments days. Staff are also capturing customer details directly, avoiding the need for customers to handle counter equipment such as signing pads and pens.

An Post will keep all customers up-to-date through this website and via Twitter.

Post Offices Temporarily Closed:

Post Office


Alternative Post Office



Dublin 4

Woodbine Park

Co. Dublin




Co. Tipperary