Hearing Aid Grant

You could save up to €1,000 on hearing aids if you qualify for the hearing aid grant. Simply fill in your details in our online form below to check your grant status.

We simply need 3 pieces of information:

  1. Your full name
  2. PPS Number
  3. Date of Birth

What is the hearing aid grant?

The hearing aid grant can cover up to a maximum of €1,000 towards the cost of your hearing aids every four years. The grant is based on your PRSI contributions and tax credits. You can also claim up to €100 per hearing aid towards the cost of repairs, one repair every four years.

Who can claim the grant?

The grant is available to insured workers, self-employed, and retired people who have the required number of PRSI contributions. Once the required number of PRSI contributions have been met, you could be entitled to up to €1,000 off the price of hearing aids.

Spouse or civil partner

If you have not meet the necessary requirements for PRSI contributions, you can of course process a claim on your spouse’s behalf. To do this, your spouse must meet the required contributions and sign a consent form to allow the grant to be processed.

Tax relief on hearing aids

You may be able to claim an extra 20% on the cost of your hearing aids by submitting a MED 1 Form. This allows you to claim back 20% of a single hearing aid or any pair of hearing aids at the end of the year. For more information on tax relief please call our team today.

Check your grant eligibility online

Hearing Aids From €1,000

  • Widex Dream 330

    Digital

    From €1,000 Per pair with PRSI grant

    €2,000 Per pair without grant

  • Widex Unique 440

    Digital

    From €1,598 Per pair with PRSI grant

    €2,598 Per pair without grant

  • Widex Evoke 440

    Bluetooth

    From €2,598 Per pair with PRSI grant

    €3,598 Per pair without grant

  • Unitron Moxi Move R

    Rechargeable

    From €2,698 Per pair with PRSI grant

    €3,698 Per pair without grant

What if I do not qualify?

If you do not qualify to meet the required contributions to meet the grant there are several options. You can claim up to 20% on your hearing aids by completing a Med1 form. This can reduce the cost significantly. The 20% tax relief can be claimed on a single or pair of hearing aids.

We can also provide payment plans to help you spread the cost of your hearing aids. 

We currently offer 3 forms of payment plans:

  • Blackberry Hearing payment plan
  • Life Credit Union 
  • Humm Payment Plans

For more information you can call our team or visit Citizens Information

How Do I Apply?

We simply need 3 pieces of information:

  • Your full name
  • PPS Number
  • Date of Birth

If you have a medical card you can also apply for PRSI benefits and reduce the costs of your hearing aids. 

To check your availability, simply fill in the grant form above or call our team on 01-6978470.

This grant is subject to eligibility.

The grant is funded by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection. The grant can only be claimed once every 4 years.