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What is Intreo?

Find out more about how this service can help you on your job seeking journey

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Intreo is a service provided by the Department of Social Protection. It is responsible for managing a range of resources around employment and income support. It provides services to both jobseekers and employers.

What services does it provide?

  • Connects Jobseekers with jobs
  • Provides job listings online and in person

Connects service users with employment schemes including:

Provides guidance and advice

  • Advice on CVs
  • Helps identify skills and experience
  • Helps match relevant skills with jobs
  • Information and advice on courses and training options
  • Information on job opportunities throughout Europe through Eures

Learning and upskilling services

Connects service users with education programmes including:

Income support

Administers income supports include:

In-work income support

Administers in-work income supports including:

Who should use Intreo?

Intreo is for all jobseekers from the European Economic Area (EEA).

Where is Intreo based?

There are a list of Intreo offices here.

What should you bring to an Intreo centre?

You should bring your PPS number and proof of your address, such as a utility bill in your name.

When does it open?

Opening hours can vary depending on the centre. 

Need more information?

We are here to answer your questions and talk through your options. Our online chat service is for 16 to 25 year olds and is available Monday to Friday, 4pm to 8pm. Chat to us now about your situation.

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Published July 14th2016
Last updated July 2nd2018
Tags finding a job jobs employment unemployed
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