HEAR

Application Checklist

You can use this page to work out what types of documents you need to supply. 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 2021.
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 2019 (formerly P21) is now being issued by Revenue.  Either a PAYE/USC Statement of Liability for the Tax Year 2019 or a P21 for 2019 is acceptable for HEAR to show evidence of income from employment in 2019.

Type of Income-Documents Required
Type of Income:
Was your parent/ guardian in paid employment in 2019 on a full, part time or temporary basis?
-:

 Yes

 No

Documents Required:
P21 for 2019 from Revenue Commissioners.See Page 19
Type of Income:
Was your parent/ guardian self-employed, engaged in farming, or receiving rent from rental properties in 2019?
-:

 Yes

 No

Documents Required:
Self-Assessment - Chapter 4 for 2019 from Revenue Commissioners or Tax Exemption Letter. See Page 19
Type of Income:
Did your parent/ guardian receive any social welfare payments in 2019 other than child benefit?
-:

 Yes

 No

Documents Required:
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) Form or DEASP Statement for 2019. See Page 23
Type of Income:
Did your parent/ guardian receive any lump sum payments in 2019 from his/her former employer as a result of being made redundant?
-:

 Yes

 No

Documents Required:
Form RP50 Notification of Redundancy OR Letter from Employer. See Page 24
Type of Income:
Was your parent/ guardian retired in 2019?
-:

 Yes

 No

Documents Required:
  • Retirement Lump Sum Letter from Employer (Page 24) and/or
  • P21 for 2019 / Self-Assessment - Chapter 4 for 2019 (Page 19) and/or
  • Department of Social Protection Form for 2019 signed and stamped. (Page 23)

Click here to download a printable version of this Checklist.

HEAR requires evidence of a full year’s income for 2019 (i.e. 52 weeks).

Some applicants, depending on their parent(s)’/guardian(s)’ circumstances in 2019, may need to submit Revenue Commissioner’s documents and/or evidence of other income as well as evidence of DSP income.

If more than one family member is making an application to HEAR, ensure that you send full documents for each family member.

Submit all supporting documents before 15 March 2021. No late supporting documents will be accepted after 15 March 2021.