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Payment of benefits during bank holidays

​The Social Security Department will be making the following payments during the bank holiday period.

​Payment by BACS

This is the date the Department will issue the payment to your bank and should be when it is credited to your account. We cannot guarantee that this is what your bank will do.


Normal payment date New payment date for Income Support, Long Term Care, Home Carers AllowanceInvalidity and Short Term Incapacity Allowance (STIA)
Paternity allowance, Old Age Pension, Survivors Pension, Long Term Incapacity Allowance (LTIA)
Monday 25 December
(bank holiday)

Friday 22 December 2023 
​​Friday 22 December 2023

​Not applicable
​Tuesday 26 December 
(bank holiday)

​Friday 22 December 2023
​Friday 22 December
​​Not applicable
​Monday 1 January 2024
(bank holiday)
​Friday 29 December 2023
​Friday 29 December
​Not applicable


All other dates for that week are scheduled as normal.

Payment by cheque

This is the date the Department will print and post the cheque to you. We cannot guarantee the date you will actually receive the cheque.


Normal dispatch date New dispatch date for Income Support, Long Term Care, Home Carers Allowance Invalidity and STIA
Monday 25 December 2023
(bank holiday)
Friday 22 December 2023
Friday 22 December 2023
Tuesday 26 December 2023
(bank holiday)

Friday 22 December 2023
Friday 22 December 2023
​Monday 1 January 2024
(bank holiday)
​Friday 29 December 2023
​​Friday 29 December 2023

All other dates for that week are scheduled as normal.

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