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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. 

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