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Christmas payment arrangements for Home Tuition

The Department wishes to remind parents and tutors of the payment arrangements over the Christmas holiday season:

Tuition Provided to
Claims received in Department
Between the dates listed
Last date for receipt
Payment made on
25 November 2016

25 November 2016 to

02 December 2016

02 December 201615 December 2016

05 December 2016 to

09 December 2016

09 December 201629 December 2016

12 December 2016 to

19 December 2016

 12 January 2016
23 December 2016

20 December 2016 to

16 January 2017

16 January 201726 January 2017
31 January 2017

17 January 2017 to

10 February 2017

13 February 201723 February 2017

Note: Claims must be received in order and processed in full before the “ Last date for receipt” to ensure payment is made on the due dates .

Claims received from the 12 December for tuition provided to the end of November 2016 will be paid on the 12 January 2016

December 2016: Payment claim forms received for tuition provided from the 28 November to the 22 December 2016 should be sent to the Department after the 22 December will be processed in January 2017 and if received in order and processed by the 16 January 2017 will be paid on the 26 January 2017.

Payment of Home Tuition

Home tuition payments are made directly by this Department to the approved tutor acting on behalf of the parent/ legal guardian once a payment claim form is received. Detailed information and all claim forms required for the 2016/2017 are listed below:

Note: Where TUSLA engage a tutor, payment is issued to TUSLA directly

Home Tuition Scheme 2016/2017 Payments - FAQ for Parents and Legal Guardians

FAQs for the 2016/2017 Home Tuition Schemes operated by the Department are intended as a guide to assist parents/legal guardians, as well as teachers/tutors, with answers to the majority of questions in relation to the payment of the grant. A separate payroll information note is available to approved tutors. 


Queries relating to the payment to approved home tuition tutors:

  • Address: Special Needs and Tuition Grants, Department of Education & Skills, Cornamaddy, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. N37 X659
  • Phone: (090) 648 3750 / 3872 / 3854

Queries relating to the application of a tax creditcertificate for home tutors:

  • Address: Non Teaching Service payroll (NTS), Department of Education & Skills, Cornamaddy, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. N37 X659
  • Phone: (090) 648 4147