In Ireland, unemployed people are entitled to receive money from the government, to help them support themselves while they look for work.
There are two main types of unemployment payments: Jobseeker’s Benefit and Jobseeker’s Allowance. To apply for both Jobseeker’s Allowance or Benefit for the first time, you must fill out a UP 1 form.
Page 1 Annotation 1: Cohabitant means a partner that you live with but are not married to.
Page 1 Annotation 2: You can find your PPS number by contacting your INTREO office or local social welfare office.
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