What does it cost?

There is a fee to notify us about the decision-making assistance agreement. There is also a fee to change the decision-making assistance agreement. Some people may not have to pay a fee. This will depend on your individual circumstances, including your income and dependents.

The fee for notifying or changing your decision-making assistance agreement is €15.

For further information on fees and fee waivers, please visit the fees information page  Fees | Decision Support Service

The DSS do not process cheques, postal orders, or bank drafts. All payments should be made electronically through your MyDSS portal account.  

If you do not have a MyDSS portal account and proceeding to a manual application using one of our application forms, payment can be made over the phone once your application and supporting documents submitted for review are complete. One of our staff will be in contact with you when payment is required.