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UCD Payroll Office
Oifig Párolla UCD

Frequently Asked Questions

Please select the link below which is most relevant to your query:



1. TAX Queries

All queries should be addressed on our tax information page .

2. PRSI - Pay Related Social Insurance Queries

All queries should be addressed on our PRSI information page .


3. When is Pay Day?

Payroll processes both Monthly and Weekly payment:

Monthly pay day is the last banking day of each month. Exception is December of each year, where payments are made prior to University closing for Christmas break.

Weekly payments are made each Thursday. The exception is the Christmas period when the final payment of the year will be in respect of the last 3 weeks of the year.

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4. How will I be paid?

It is University policy that all payment be transferred by EFT (Electronic Fund Transfer) directly into recipients bank accounts. Only Banks and Building Societies operating within the Republic of Ireland's National Sort Code System will be accepted for payment.

EFT transfer offers a secure and reliable method of payment.

Please provide/amend your account details and return a Pay Mandate Form.

5. Who should I contact if I have other queries?

Contact details for the payroll office are located here.

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6. What is an Employer's Registered Number?

Each employer in the state has a unique number, which identifies them to state agencies. All returns and official documents submitted by an employer will quote the Employer's Registered Number and hence allow for correct administration of records.

UCD Employer Registered Number is : 0079124M

If you are contacting the Revenue Commissioners or have queries with the Dept. of Social & Family Protection. It is often useful to have this number to hand.

7. I need to contact the Revenue Commissioners - what are their contact details?

Contact details can be found on the Revenue Website.


8. What is a PPSN?

A PPSN is a number unique to each individual which identifies that person to all state agencies and other authorised organisations. You must provide UCD with your PPSN in order to receive payment. Please click here to be referred to Dept. of Social & Family Protection official website where you can find detailed information on the PPSN.

9. Where can I see all current salary scales?

The current salary scales are available on the UCD HR website.

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