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Centenarian Bounty

The Centenarian Bounty is awarded to people living in Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland on their 100th birthday.

Since March 2006, people born in Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland who have reached 100 but are living outside Ireland are also eligible.

Once verified you will receive €2,540 (approx. £2,000) and a congratulatory letter on your 100th birthday. You will also get a commemorative coin and a congratulatory letter on your 101st and subsequent birthdays.

How to apply
The applicant, or applicant's representative, should download and complete the Centenarian Bounty form (PDF) and send to following address:

Centenarian Bounty
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
80 St Stephen’s Green
Dublin 2

Once it has been verified that the person is eligible, the award will be made to them.

For further information visit or telephone 00 353 1478 0822 or 00 353 1408 2000.

Age NI Advice Service

Every year our Advice Service deals with thousands of calls from older people in need. Call us today to make sure that you are receiving all the help and support available to you.

Call freephone 0808 808 7575
Monday - Friday 9am – 5pm 


Last updated: Jun 13 2024

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