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Travel Pass

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 06 November 2017

The Travel Pass scheme allows an employer (eg. the DES) to incur the expense of providing an employee (eg. a teacher) with an annual bus/rail pass, without the employee being liable for benefit-in-kind taxation. The cost of the Travel Pass is deducted from salary and the employee will not pay tax, PRSI, universal social charge or pension related deduction on the cost of the Travel pass.

The scheme becomes operational on 1 January each year.

Details of the scheme are set out in the Circular 0045/2015.

How to Apply

Complete the Application Form and return it to Primary Teachers Payroll Section, Department of Education and Skills, Cornamaddy, Athlone, County Westmeath, N37 X659.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 06 November 2017. This closing date is strictly adhered to and no exceptions can be made.


Date: Friday, 3 November 17