Do I have everything I need?
You can use this page to work out what types of documents you need to supply. Remember your supporting documentation must be posted to CAO by 15 March
Review each question and answer Yes/No to each.
Where you answer Yes, check the “Document Required” column. This tells you what documents you must send to the CAO by 15 March 2024. If you have indicated income from both parents, you must submit documents detailing both their incomes.
Click on the page links below to view further information in the specific pages of the HEAR Application Handbook. Important Note: A PAYE/USC Statement of Liability for the Tax Year 2021 (formerly P21) is now being issued by Revenue. Only PAYE/USC Statement of Liability for the Tax Year 2021 is acceptable for HEAR to show evidence of income from employment in 2021.4
- Northern Ireland/UK Income:
Parents/guardians in receipt of income from employment from Northern Ireland/UK can submit a Statement of Earnings and Tax (issued by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC)) covering the period April 2021 – March 2022 or April 2022 – March 2023.
Parents/guardians in receipt of self-employment income can submit a Notice of Assessment or Self-Assessment document issued by HMRC(April 2021 – March 2022 or April 2022 – March 2023) showing total income.
- Children in the Care of the State/TUSLA:
If you currently are or were in the Care of the State/TUSLA, you should tick yes to Section 4 and you do not need to complete Sections 5 to 7 (ie you will not need to provide . However you must must supply:
a letter from TUSLA on TUSLA headed stationery detailing the date you were
taken into care.
A foster child is any child who is looked after by someone else other than the parents, by an order of the court or TUSLA, without a formal adoption of the child by the person.
A separated child is any child under 18 years of age who is outside his/her country of origin and separated from both parents or his/her previous legal primary caregiver.
You can get the TUSLA letter from your social worker or project worker.
See www.tusla.ie or call 01-7718500 if you have any questions.
Click on one of the links below to find out more about HEAR