Shortcuts for Verifying your Situation
Central Credit Register
Financial Institutions who lent you money are now required to report that to the Central Bank. You can access this information for free.
Here you can obtain a lot of details of outstanding debts which includes the balance, number of payments, whom you owe money to etc..
The following Youtube Link from the Central Bank of Ireland explains its purpose
For more information you can access https://centralbank.ie/consumer-hub/explainers/what-is-central-credit-register
Alternatively you should get similar Data from the Irish Credit Bureau www.icb.ie but there’s a small charge.
Department of Social Protection / Pension – Proof of Income
If you receive benefits from the Department of Social Protection or an old age Pension you can request a Statement of Benefits by Registering at https://services.mywelfare.ie/
Before providing written Financial advice your PIP will need evidence of 3 months of Income.You can request a statement by registering your details with them . You should get it in a couple of days. Otherwise you will need to retain 12 weeks of Payments slips from Post Office before we can proceed.
Should you not have access to the Internet and have a query over a State Pension you can also contact the Department directly
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Tel: 071 915 7100
LoCall: 1890 500 000
3rd Floor Ormond Building,
31-36 Ormond Quay Upper,
Dublin 7, D07 EE48
Phone: 01 8717579