Defence Forces Pension Information

1.    Occupational pension benefits

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Click here for booklets on the relevant pension schemes

Click here for Internal Disputes Resolution Procedure for Defence Forces Pensions Schemes

Click here for Limited Appeals Process for Spouses and Children’s Pension Scheme membership options

 

2.    Disability pension benefits

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3.    Personal injuries compensation scheme for members of the Reserve Defence Force  

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INFORMATION AND ENQUIRIES

Since October 2015 all Defence Forces pensions from the Department of Defence are paid by the Payroll Shared Service Centre (PSSC).  The PSSC is responsible for processing monthly pensions and for making all statutory and voluntary deductions

 

PENSION PAYROLL QUERIES – PSSC Helpdesk

Contact : Tel. 076 1002 702; email militarypensions@pssc.gov.ie; or write to PSSC Helpdesk,  Payroll Shared Service Centre, Áras an tSáile, Renmore, Galway, H91 AN2E.

 

PENSION TERMS OR ENTITLEMENTS  - Pensions Administration, Department of Defence  

Contact : Tel. 091 743 900 or Lo-Call 1890-426444 (extension 3900);

email pensions.admin@defence.ie or write to Pensions Administration Section, Finance Branch, Department of Defence, Áras an tSáile, Renmore, Galway, H91 AN2E.

Information on entitlements, pension & gratuity rates etc., by way of booklets and documentation prepared by the Pensions Administration Section, Department of Defence, is available widely throughout the Defence Forces (DF), including on the DF Intranet.  This information and these booklets are also issued on request from the Pensions Administration Section. 


Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information shown on these web pages. However, as these are not contractual documents, they convey no right to benefit. All benefits under the Defence Forces pension code are governed by the relevant statutes, rules, terms and conditions and other relevant provisions, agreements, arrangements, circulars and/or other instruments, which comprise the pension terms and are also subject to any other relevant legislation and to public service pensions policy.